TITLE

Lack of training means wasted time and skills

AUTHOR(S)
Hulm, Carol
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
IT Training;Apr2004, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
At a recent speaking engagement, my topic included the tactics to get business units to invest in e-learning. Training is still seen as an add-on by many parts of the business world, when the bottom line is that you will be more productive if you have a competent workforce. E-learning should be embedded into human resource strategies such as the induction program. They mapped out all working practices against relevant learning outcomes needed to get the job done. Most of them are inclined to look at the person and not the job, but it's the job that people are assessed and paid against. The payoff for managers is a more competent team, with increased morale, doing a better job. Most of us look at the person and not the job, but it's the job people are assessed and paid against. So when someone is promoted, resigns or progresses, the job and associated competencies should be reassessed, not just the person. This means business managers can see the benefit of spending time doing the learning as opposed to doing the job.
ACCESSION #
13648351

 

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