HUMAN RESOURCE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
HUMAN RESOURCE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Employee’s Training and Development is a part of Human Resource Management (HRM) function and their objective is basically the effectiveness of their people in the workplace because they believe that they are the natural assets of the company and their effectiveness is largely perceived as a success to the company. Employees also need to be highly motivated so they work naturally and be progressive. Company and Human Resource Management may continue to monitor their people to further develop various skills needed for them to perform well like for example the Information and Communication Technology which is constantly changing. Training and Development may prepare employees to learn new things and objectives. They may also need to fill in the gap of the skills needed in the changing phases of business and international trading most basically known as globalized community or simply globalization.
Another primary reason for training and development is to appraise employees about their personality and their standing so that the company can identify potential leaders who can take part in the participation if there is a need for promotion, a highly trained employee’s is easily singled out because of their performance. Training and Development can enhance the employee’s performance to establish their own goal and be successful in the workplace; they have something to look forward to so they can understand their worth and their importance to the company and basically employees may also realize their potential to grow through training and development. The harmonious relationship between employees to employer relationship can also be developed and conflicts between them can also be prevented.
There are also times that employees training are important to prepare them for company’s growth and expansion opportunities. Company will realize that they need to grow by adding new branches or offices that is why training and development of people prepared them as they expand. Training and development may also vary according to the needs of the company but basically it can fall in the following categories; Job satisfaction and increase in production can be expected, the ability to adopt new learning attitude of employees through research and innovation, eliminating various types of problems including employees misconduct, absenteeism, morality and their confidence is uplifted. it can also reduce certain types of future problem and risk.
There are also times that training and development do not come in time or this process is not always effective that may even hinder their growth potentials. For instance pocketbell paging company has trained hundreds of employees in handling customer service during the 1980’s to 1990’s that they have been doing well for a decades and they have continued to develop them to become the best people but they have not considered the changing role of technology that sooner they have been replaced with the cell phone phenomenon. What happened to their business and to their employees? Most of them have gone out because they have not diversified earlier in such business and they have not prepared their employees through changes.
What error they have made is simply the training and development may not be adequate in the present times. The changing phase of economy, politics, society and technology including legal and environmental issues are very important in business these are almost always the best determinants to forecast the future trends. Typewriter, Camera, Computers, landline phone and other businesses are continuously changing that is why businesses and their people also need to change as well as the training and development needed to adopt to such culture and existence. Companies must always be observant to predict such marketing trends.
Training and Development have both benefited the employees for their personal and economic growth as well as the business and their objectives are both met if they have provided the most significant part. This means that employees can individually increased their knowledge that they can use in their life even outside of the company, the skills that they have mastered is a lifelong talent that has been inculcated in their mind they can even decide to harness the advantages they have learned from the company and most importantly employees are open to various opportunities including promotion, increase of salary and wages business opportunities etc.
On the other hand the company themselves can gain the real benefit in training and development through increase in their production output and basically gain more customers and sales through their effort to train their people. Another benefit to the company of training and development of employees is that they can be prepared in the competition just like a good salesman who knows the benefit of their products and services who can present their company to their customers most likely to gain the confidence of many customers and therefore an advantage in their revenue. The image of the company will gain their strength in the eyes of the buying public and most importantly the company will also grow as their employees grow.
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