Week 8 notes
Week 8 notes mgmt 3311
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Laura Notetaker on Friday October 23, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to mgmt 3311 at University of Texas at El Paso taught by Dr. Laura Guerrero in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 17 views. For similar materials see Introduction to human resource management in Business at University of Texas at El Paso.
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Week 8 Notes Chapter 8 Why train employees What is the point Training is used For new employees To improve performance To improve or add skills Technical skills Soft skills To prepare them for a new role Introduce them to a new technology Training has an impressive record of influencing organizational effectiveness Higher than appraisal and feedback Just below goal setting in its effect on productivity Hiring the best possible candidate is not enough to ensure high job performance What is orientation It is a procedure that provides new employees with basic background information about the firm Welcome employee and make himher feel a part of the team Give employee basic information to function effectively Help new employee understand organization Start socializing employee into firm s culture and ways of doing things What are some issues regarding the employee handbook know employment law there should be a disclaimer that says quotnothing in this handbook should be taken as creating a binding contract between employer and employees and all employment is on an at will basis 5 Steps of training Analyze the training need Addresses the employer s strategiclonger term training needs andor its current training needs Strategic training need analysis means the firm will have to fill new jobs Identifies the training employees will need to fill these new future jobs It will support the employer s succession planning Week 8 Notes Current training needs analysis task and performance analysis training is needed to improve current performance specifically training new employees and those whose performance is deficient To analyze new employees the main task is to determine what the job entails and to break it down into subtasks Analyzing current employees is more complex because you must need training as well Design the overall training program The firm plans the overall training program including training objectives delivery methods and program evaluation The subobjectives include setting performance objectives creating a detailed training outline choosing a program delivery method and verifying the overall program design with management Develop the course Assembling the program s training content and material Choosing the actual content the program will present as well as designingchoosing the specific instructional methods you will use Implement training when the objectives set and the program designed and developed now you can implement the training program This is doing the training and using one or more of the following methods onthejob training or online training Evaluate the course s effectiveness