- To train or not to train?....an essential question. Dolliver, Sarah K. // Supervision;Oct93, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p12
Focuses on training needs assessment. Definition of training needs of employees; Identifying and solving performance problems; Techniques in gathering data; Pinpointing trends; Missions, priorities and goals.
- How to find the hidden value in packaged training. Galagan, Patricia A. // Training & Development;Aug95, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p34
Offers advice for selecting packaged training programs. Looking at differences in how programs are designed; Understanding the company's strategic learning agenda; Price considerations. INSETS: How to buy video programs.;Tips for training buyers.;Where to find product reviews and listings..
- TRAINING, THE CONSPIRACY AGAINST EMPLOYEES. Uhlmann, Frank W. // Public Personnel Management;Sep/Oct73, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p342
Focuses on the need to establish appropriate training methods for employees. Evaluation on the process of training needs assessment; Motivation for employees on the importance of training; Examination on the conspiracy existing in employee training.
- Tried and True Performance Analysis. Sleezer, Catherine M. // Training & Development;Nov93, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p52
Details a model for analyzing a company's training needs. Factors to consider in analyzing a company's training needs; Roles of human resources practitioners as strategic leaders; Elements of an effective performance analysis.
- Ongoing Learning. Bayless, Maggie // Gourmet Retailer;Oct2001, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p64
Presents the staff training opportunities offered by the Zingerman's Training Compact in the United States. Assessment of the need for ongoing learning; Roles of the Training Compact; Documentation of employer expectations.
- Getting Them Out and Getting Them Back. Nowack, Kenneth M. // Training & Development Journal;Apr90, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p82
Presents some guidelines on employee training needs assessment. Expected response rate of assessment questionnaire; Precision of population estimate; Confidence level.
- Confusion surrounds training expenditure. Welch, Jilly // People Management;9/26/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 19, p12
States that in Britain, employers' investments in on-the-job training remains unclear as the government admits it has got its figures wrong. Department of Education and Employment's difficulty in pointing out the amount of training being carried out in the United Kingdom; Factors that affected...
- The Nominal Group Technique: Applications for Training Needs Assessment. Scott, Dow; Deadrick, Diana // Training & Development Journal;Jun82, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p26
Focuses on the application of the nominal group technique to the assessment of employee training requirements. Importance of training needs assessment to development of training programs; Clarification of long- and short-term objectives; Employee and management involvement.
- Good Questions. Lawrie, John // Training & Development Journal;Sep88, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p8
Recommends a process of questioning to determine the training and development needs of employees and organizations. Assessment of existing skills; Reasons for going into training; Training outcomes.