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Traditional Training Methods
Strengths: Least expensive, least time-consuming, able to present a large amount of information
Weakness: One-way communication
On-the-job training (OJT)
Strengths: Earn pay while while learning, help attract talented employees etc.
Weaknesses: Limited access for minorities and women, no guarantee of full-time employment etc.
self-directed learning programs
Strengths: Fewer trainers needed, multiple sites easier etc. Weaknesses: Higher development costs, higher development time etc.
Production and process skills
Management and interpersonal skills
Indicate the appropriate actions
Analyze and critique actions taken
Suggest what might have been done differently
Gather information, analyze it and make decisions
Primarily used for management skill development
Mimic the competitive nature of business
Act out characters assigned to them
Focus on interpersonal responses
Outcomes depend on the emotional (and subjective) reactions of the other trainees
Present key behaviors using video
Give rationale for skill module
Trainees discuss experiences in using skill
Focuses on the development of teamwork and leadership skills using structures outdoor activities
What happened in the exercise? What was learned? How events in the exercise relate to job situation? How to apply what was learned on the job?
Develop procedures to identify and resolve errors, coordinate information gathering and reinforce each other
Components: Behavior, Knowledge, Attitude
Information-Based, Demonstration-Based, Video, Practice-Based, Guided practice, Role play
Give teams an actual problem, having them work on solving it, committing to an action plan, holding them accountable for carrying out the plan
How to change the business? How to better utilize technology? How to remove barriers between the customer and company? How to develop global leaders?