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CHAPTER 6 Employee Training and Development Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology by Ronald Riggio
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Areas of Employee Training Employee training is a planned effort by an organization to facilitate the learning, retention, and transfer of job‑related behavior. Training is not limited to new employees, but often involves various types of training and development programs offered throughout an employee’s career. Specific areas of employee training include: new employee orientation, employee retraining and continuing education, retirement planning and career development, and training workers for international business.
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Fundamental Issues in Employment Training An understanding of learning theories is fundamental in the design of employee training programs. For example, the concept of modeling , which is the imitation of the behaviors of others, is described in social learning theory.
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Fundamental Issues in Employment Training A number of key issues are related to training program effectiveness. Transfer of training : how learning translates into use of newly learned behaviors on the job Trainee readiness : job characteristics of the trainees How training programs are structured and conducted
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A Model for Successful Training Programs The first step in a successful employee training program is assessing training needs, which occurs on several levels.
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