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Goal setting clarifies the purpose of training by

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Goal setting clarifies the purpose of training by focusing and motivating behavior or it can simply lay down the map for the training program, its purposes and key learning points. By taking time to explain the purposes and reasons for the training, then the interest levels of the participants rise and hence focuses and motivates behavior. The meaningfulness of the presentation refers to the delivery of training materials in a fashion which the trainees can readily relate to, whereas individual differences refers to the accommodation of the different styles of learning presented by the students. Different people learn differently and at different rates. So, for example, some people learn better through a visual presentation whereas others prefer an audio presentation. Distributed learning is usually preferred for training programs because research has shown that arranging classes into a series of short lessons over a period of time makes it easier for the participants to absorb and retain information. Distributed learning and it is usually preferred over massed learning where students are subjected to longer duration of training over a shorter period of time, So for example, in distributed learning there may be ten one-hour sessions spread over 2 working weeks whereas in massed learning the ten hours of training may be in 2 hour blocks every day for 5 days. Feedback and reinforcement are critical to ensure that employees remain motivated and have actually learned the subject matter. Feedback focuses on emphasizing the right things that the employee is doing and de-emphasizes the wrong things done by the employee. Basic skills training is routinely carried out by many organizations as the lack of these skills can have a major impact on workplace safety, customer service, productivity, product quality and environmental safety. In order to execute essential job functions, the basic skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening are critical. The U.S. Department of Education says that at least 20% of the adult population is functionally illiterate, with other estimates showing as high as 40%. Functional illiteracy means that a person does not have sufficiently advanced reading or writing skills to complete basic tasks required in most jobs. They may be able to read words, but they can't comprehend their meanings or make decisions based on what they've read. For example, they may not be able to fill out a job application or find a specific piece of information in a newspaper article. Many companies carry out team training to ensure that the process and behavior dynamics of the team interact successfully to meet organizational goals. The process dynamics of a successful team include good meeting skills, problem solving, brainstorming, project planning and goal setting. Over half of US companies sponsor diversity training to raise awareness of the changing and varied demographics
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