Examination and analysis of the role of training and development in complex organizations. Discussions focus on development of systems and programs intended to motivate employees to create high performance organizations. Models analyze and evaluate best training and development practices to enhance high performance in rapidly changing environments.
Most current editions of the following:
Most recent edition of the text listed below or another textbook commonly used at the graduate level for this subject.
Employee Training and Development
By Noe (McGraw-Hill) Recommended
To analyze and evaluate training and development.
To appraise training and development systems.
To evaluate best training and development practices.
Describe strategic training and development practices.
Evaluate traditonal training and development models.
Appraise needed training and development options.
Context for training in complex organizations
Needs assessment and designing training
Training and development methods
Careers and career management
Future needs of training and development
Recommended maximum class size for this course: 15
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