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Cognitive ability measuresPaper and pencil or individualized assessment measures of an individual's generalmental ability or intelligence.These tests may be categorized as:General Intelligence TestsAptitude TestsMechanical AptitudeClerical AptitudeSpatial AptitudeTraining:Lecture:It is one of the oldest methods oftraining. This method is used to createunderstanding of a topic or to influence behavior, attitudes through lecture. A lecturecan be in printed or oral form. Lecture is telling someone about something. Lecture isgiven to enhance the knowledge of listener or to give him the theoretical aspect of atopic. Training is basically incomplete without lecture. When thetrainerbegins thetraining session by telling the aim, goal, agenda, processes, or methods that will beused in training that means the trainer is using the lecture method. It is difficult toimagine training without lecture format. There are some variations in Lecture method.The variation here means that some forms of lectures are interactive while some arenot.Straight Lecture:Straight lecture method consists of presenting information, whichthe trainee attempts to absorb. In this method, the trainer speaks to a group about atopic. However, it does not involve any kind of interaction between the trainer and thetrainees. A lecture may also take the form of printed text, such as books, notes, etc.The difference between the straight lecture and the printed material is the trainer’sintonation, control of speed, body language, and visual image of the trainer. Thetrainer in case of straight lecture can decide to vary from the training script, based onthe signals from the trainees, whereas same material in print is restricted to what isprinted.A good lecture consists of introduction of the topic, purpose of the lecture, andpriorities and preferences of the order in which the topic will be covered.
Case studyCase Studies try to simulate decision making situation that trainees may find at theirwork place. It reflects the situations and complex problems faced by managers, staff,HR, CEO, etc. The objective of the case study method is to gettraineesto applyknown concepts and ideologies and ascertain new ones. The case study methodemphasize on approach to see a particular problem rather than a solution. Theirsolutions are not as important as the understanding of advantages and disadvantages.Procedure of the Case Study MethodThe trainee is given with some written material, and the some complexsituations of a real or imaginary organization. A case study may range from 50to 200 pages depending upon the problem of the organization;A series of questions usually appears at the end of the case study.

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