Chapter 5 - Orientation, Training, and Development

Preconditions for learning that affect success to

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Unformatted text preview: g training needs to be done for variety of generations important that supervisor/manager be knowledgeable about organization’s needs, requirements of work, and capabilities of person in order to assess that training is right solution if performance issues are due to ability problems, training may likely be good intervention o however sometimes due to poor motivation or factors outside employee’s control Managers have to sit down with employees to talk about areas for improvement so that they can jointly determine training and developmental approaches that will have max. benefit Phase 2: Designing the Training Program • Success of training programs depends on more than organization’s ability to identify training needs o Success hinges on taking info gained from needs analysis and utilizing it to design first- rate training programs o Should focus on instructional objectives, trainee readiness and motivation, principles of learning, and characteristics of instructors Instructional Objectives • Instructional objectives – desired outcomes of a training program o Skills & knowledge company wants people to have and behaviours employees should acquire/change • Managers will seek external resources to design the training program and write learning objectives o Done with help and guidance of manager o Important for managers to be able to describe what they want person to do and how they want person to act after completing training program Trainee Readiness and Motivation • The two preconditions for learning that affect success to those who are receiving training • Trainee readiness – considerat...
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