Chapter 5 - Orientation, Training, and Development

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Unformatted text preview: d knowledge & understanding required to manage more effectively o E. lateral transfer – horizontal movement through diff departments (upwards too) F. special projects and junior boards – opportunity for individuals to become involved in study of current organizational problems and in planning and decision- making activities o G. action learning – gives managers release time to work full- time on projects with others in organization o H. staff meetings – participants become more familiar with problems and events occurring outside immediate areas by exposing them to ideas and thinking of other managers o I. planned career progression – provide employees with training and development necessary to progress through series of jobs requiring higher and higher levels of knowledge/skills Most effective form of training for businesses of fewer than 50 employees o • Seminars and Conferences • Useful for brining groups of people together for training and development • Communicate ideas, policies, or procedures • Good for raising points of debate or discussing issues that have no set answers/solutions • Used when attitude change is a goal Case Studies • Use documented examples that may be actual experiences of participants in own organization • Help managers learn how to analyze and synthesize facts, become conscious of many variables on which management decisions are based, and improve decision- making skills • Ex. This textbook Management Games • Bringing hypothetical situation to life and provide experiential learning Role Playing • Assuming attitudes and behaviour of others (often supervisor involved in particular problem) • Participants in role can improve ability to understand and cope with others • Help participants learn how to counsel others by helping them see situations from diff POV Phase 4: Evaluating the Training Program • • • • Determine effectiveness (not many do so-...
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