a study of the whole organization considering such areas as its resources and

A study of the whole organization considering such

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a study of the whole organization, considering such areas as its resources and strategy and the industry in which it operates - Needs analysis at the organizational level should be the starting point in any  training intervention - Areas that are in need of improvement  and may be targets for a training program - Constraints  that limit the success of a training program prior to the design and  delivery of the training - Successful training initiatives: in line with the organization’s overall strategy - Resources  that the organization can dedicate to the training process - The budget  available for training: financial constraints will influence decisions  later in the training development process - The industry  and environmental factors  that may impact the training program
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- Another major goal: establish the degree of organizational support  for a training  intervention - Support from the organization is vital to the success of any training program - The results of previous training intervention trainings - Results of training evaluations should feed back into the needs analysis process to ensure that training in the organization continues to build on previous success and rectified any problems noted in previous training program Job/task analysis:  phase of training needs analysis directed at identifying which tasks in  a job should be targeted for improved performance Process: 1.Identify the jobs that are targeted for training 2. Obtain a detailed job description  that outlines the tasks, duties, and  responsibilities for individuals who hold that position 3. Working with a group of job incumbents and subject-matter experts, the required  tasks can be rated on their importance and frequency  in the job 4. May also wish to observe a number of people performing the tasks  to identify  concerns or issues  that were not mentioned by the subject-matter experts 5. Information can be analyzed and interpreted Can help determine the exact nature and scope of the problem to be solved Person analysis:  investigate the training needs of individual employees - Individual employees’ behavior is considered to see whether performance meets  desired standards - Ultimate goal is to determine who needs training - Decision can be made by comparing a person’s current performance to a desired  standard  or level of performance - Which individuals will be included at this stage of the analysis will be largely  determined by the needs of the organization - Consultant or training director may be asked to assess those individuals who have  demonstrated poor or unsafe performance in the past -
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