Chp 6 Employee Training and Development

Chp 6 Employee Training and Development - Employee Training...

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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 various types of training is offered throughout an employee’s career Specific areas of employee training: new employee orientation retraining and continuing education retirement planning career development international business team training
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Fundamental Issues in Employment Training An understanding of learning theories is fundamental in the design of employee training programs Adult learning theory was developed out of a need for a specific theory of how adults learn It is based on several assumptions: Adults have the need to know why they are learning something. Adults have a need to be self-directed. Adults bring more work-related experiences into the learning situation. Adults enter into a learning experience with a problem- centered approach to learning. Adults are motivated to learn by both extrinsic and intrinsic motivators.
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Implications of Adult Learning Theory for Training: Design Issue Implications
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