Training and Development

Training and development is a subsystem of an organization. It ensures that randomness is reduced and learning or behavioural change takes place in structured format. 

Traditional and Modern Approach of Training and Development

Traditional Approach

Most of the organizations before never used to believe in training. They were holding the traditional view that managers are born and not made. There were also some views that training is a very costly affair and not worth. Organizations used to believe more in executive pinching. But now the scenario seems to be changing. 

Modern Approach

The modern approach of training and development is that Indian Organizations have realized the importance of corporate training. Training is now considered as more of retention tool than a cost. The training system in Indian Industry has been changed to create a smarter workforce and yield the best results

Training and Development Objectives

The principal objective of training and development division is to make sure the availability of a skilled and willing workforce to an organization. In addition to that, there are four other objectives: Individual, Organizational, Functional, and Societal.

Individual Objectives

Help employees in achieving their personal goals, which in turn, enhances the individual contribution to an organization.

Organizational Objectives

Organizational objectives assist the organization with its primary objective by bringing individual effectiveness.

Functional Objectives

Functional objectives maintain the department’s contribution at a level suitable to the organization’s needs.

Societal Objectives

Societal objectives ensure that an organization is ethically and socially responsible to the needs and challenges of the society.

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December 29, 2017