Companies that use innovative training and development practices are likely to report better financial performance than their competitors that do not. Training and development also help a company develop the human capital needed to meet competitive challenges. Many companies now recognize that learning through training, development, and knowledge management helps employees strengthen or increase their skills directly impacting their job performance, satisfaction, and career advancement.
The 9th edition covers and addresses the changes in training and development from an employer and employee perspective - adding value to the employer and employee.
Based on the author's extensive experience in teaching training and development courses to both graduate and undergraduate students, Employee Training and Development, Ninth Edition, retains the lively writing style, inspiring examples, and emphasis on new technology and strategic training from previous editions.
PART ONE: THE CONTEXT FOR TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
CHAPTER 1: Introduction to Employee Training and Development
CHAPTER 2: Strategic Training
PART TWO: DESIGNING TRAINING
CHAPTER 3: Needs Assessment
CHAPTER 4: Learning and Transfer of Training
CHAPTER 5: Program Design
CHPATER 6: Training Evaluation
PART THREE: TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT METHODS
CHAPTER 7: Traditional Training Methods
CHAPTER 8: Technology-Based Training Methods
CHAPTER 9: Employee Development and Career Management
PART FOUR: SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND THE FUTURE
CHAPTER 10: Social Responsibility: Legal Issues, Managing Diversity, and Career Challenges
CHAPTER 11: The Future of Training and Development