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Self directed learning also known as programmed

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Self-directed learning, also known as programmed instruction, is a method of training where materials such as books and computers are used to break down information into small logical learning segments that require regular responses from the trainees. At the end of each segment, the trainee is required to answer one or more questions by typing in an answer or pushing a button. If any are wrong, then the information is re-presented in a different format and more questions are posed. E-learning is becoming increasingly popular as a means of delivering training to employees via the Internet and it has many advantages that include cost savings, and the fact that employees can learn at their own pace and at a time and place of their choosing. Employees can choose to receive training when they are at home, in the workplace, in a hotel when on a business trip or any other place of their choosing, at their convenience. Apprenticeship is a type of training which involves a long -term obligation to work under a skilled worker in return for training in that skill. Apprenticeship involves working under a skilled worker to learn his trade. Other types of training include on-the-job training, vestibule training, and job rotation. Vestibule training involves in-house training, but it is in an area separate from the normal pressures of the position. What the employee produces during Vestibule Training may be actually used by the company, but the important thing is that he is in a separate area specifically for training.
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Managerial employees are normally trained using seminars and conferences, case studies, on-the-job experiences, role playing and behavior modeling . Behavior modeling is a training method that shows the trainees the preferred behavior and then allows them to practice that behavior and receive feedback. On-the-job experiences for managers would include coaching, understudy assignments, lateral transfer and job rotation. A lateral transfer involves horizontal movement of the manager to a different department, so that he or she can experience new skills and develop new knowledge. A career development program is one that matches the needs of the employee with those of the company but in order to be successful it must have the complete support of the top management. A leadership development plan is one usually adopted by companies undergoing strategic change or creating a transnational organizational foundation. Leadership activities are usually stressed when strategic change is occurring in a company. When creating a transnational structure, leadership issues arise, as the competencies required for traditional international managers are different to those required for a transnational role. Bottom of Form
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