Training

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Training can...
Help ensure that employees have skills to work with new technology.
Help employees understand how to work effectively in teams to contribute to product and service quality.
Ensure that the company’s culture emphasizes innovation, creativity, and learning.
Ensure employment security by providing new ways for employees to contribute when their : jobs change or interests change skills become obsolete
Training is a planned effort by a company to facilitate the learning of employees.
High-leverage training is: linked to strategic business goals and objectives, supported by top management, relies on an instructional design model, and
Benchmarked to programs in other organizations.
Continuous learning requires
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(Managers can ensure motivation to learn by ensuring self-efficacy, the understanding of the benefits of or consequences of training, awareness of training, work environment characteristics and basic skills.)
Ensuring Employee Readiness for Training
To increase employees ' self-efficacy level: 1. Let employees know that the purpose of training isto improve performance rather than to identify areas in which employees are incompetent.
2. Provide as much information as possible about the training program and purpose prior to actual training.
3. Show employees their peers’ training success.
4. Provide employees feedback that learning is under their control
They have the ability and responsibility to overcome learning difficulties experienced in the program.
Creating a Learning Environment
7 Conditions for Learning
1. Need to know why they should learn.
2. Meaningful training content.
3. Opportunities to practice.
4. Feedback.
5. Observe experience and interact with others
6. Good program coordination and administration
7. Commit training content to memory
Transfer of Training
(Transfer of training refers to on-the-job use of knowledge, skills, and behaviors learned in training. Transfer of training is influenced by the climate for transfer, manager support, peer support, opportunity to use learned capabilities, technology support, and self-management skills.
Climate for transfer refers to trainees’
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