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Approach to Training and Development

Approach to Training and Development - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0738206981

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ISBN13: 978-0738206981
ISBN10: 0738206989
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Edition/Copyright: 3RD 03
Publisher: Perseus Press
Published: 2003
International: No
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Approach to Training and Development - 3RD 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0738206981

Dugan Laird

ISBN13: 978-0738206981
ISBN10: 0738206989
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 03
Publisher: Perseus Press

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

Approaches to Training and Development provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to the field of organizational training and human-resource development. It surveys the methods, functions, and goals of training--from needs assessment to implementation--illustrating each step of an effective training program. This new edition includes updates throughout, with fresh examples and current references, with an emphasis on evaluating and explaining new training. Comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, this new edition will prove an essential resource to a new generation of trainers, HRD professionals, educators, and managers.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Why This Book? p. 1
The Need for Training and Development Departments p. 5
Function and Role of T&D Managers p. 21
The T&D Department and the Organizational Structure p. 37
Identifying Training Needs p. 49
Responding to Individual Training Needs p. 77
Training Isn't Always the Solution p. 93
Learning Objectives p. 115
How Do People Learn? p. 125
Instructional Methods p. 149
Teaching Technique p. 183
Training Facilities p. 195
Enhancing Transfer of Learning p. 207
Training and Development Budgets p. 221
Measuring Training and Development p. 235
Assessing the Results of the Training Programs p. 255
Selecting and Retaining and T&D Staff p. 281
Does Employee Development Pay Off? p. 297
Where Does It All End? p. 317
References p. 321
Index p. 327
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