The Basic Reason For Providing Learning And Development

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According to Mavin, Lee and Robson (2010) the most basic reason for providing learning and development is to ensure that an organization’s employees are able to carry out their current role. Mavin, Lee and Robson (2010) states that learning and development can be a source of competitive advantage where employees gain appropriate new knowledge and skills however organizations which are keen to improve their productivity, efficiency and profitability will look to move beyond mandatory training, and look at more diverse learning and development activities which will enable the employees to maximize their potential and provide a valuable resource for the organization. Personal skills are important requirements which includes self-motivation,…show more content…
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