Unless it causes a reduction in production it is considered acceptable. There is also a risk of possible unwanted communications between employees on social media which could be harassing or abusive. 4. Training, informal learning, and knowledge management can benefit from use of social media because trainees can use social media to share their knowledge and skills. Social
3 collaboration tools include platforms that allow for virtual group meetings such as Flowdock, Wimi, GoToMeeting and many more. The advantages of utilizing them include reduced travel cost, increased access to knowledge, increased employee satisfaction and communication cost savings. 5. Staff involvement in training and development is the most important organizational characteristic that influences training because it determines how well a company training program is used. Management knows the direction they want the company to go, thus their input is pertinent to ensure the training remains focused on the company’s goals. Employee input drives the needs for improvement and the depth of detail needed in training. 6. Provide Development Opportunities and Communicate with Employees is the strategic training and development initiative that should be supported regardless of economic conditions. If employees do not have a current understanding of the equipment and programs used to do their jobs they will fail as will the company. Allowing employees
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