Corporate Training for Effective Performance / Edition 1

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Overview

Corporate training and effective performance have become major issues in the 1980s and '90s. Reviews of the training research literature show that, parallel to the growing attention to corporate training, research has also increased in the field, giving a better understanding of the subject and providing fundamental expertise on which trainers can build. The contributions to the book differ in the degree to which they are related to performance issues, but all chapters underline the necessity of thinking from the perspective of effective performance.

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Updated and rewritten versions of 13 research studies and literature reviews selected from presentations at a 1991 international conference in Twente, The Netherlands, consider ways to improve the performance of employees by changing corporate training programs. They discuss the changing environments of training and development from such perspectives as national standards for managers and the role of regulations, evaluation models and strategies such as behavior modeling training and on-the-job learning, and new training and development devices such as the self-learning organization and computer support of operator training. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792395997
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 10/31/1995
  • Series: Evaluation in Education and Human Services Series , #43
  • Edition description: 1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 267
  • Product dimensions: 0.69 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Linking corporate training and effective performance; M. Mulder, et al. Part I: Changing environments of training and development. Introduction to Part I; W.J. Nijhoff. 2. The development of competence: national standards for managers; J.E. Thompson, S. Carter. 3. The role of regulations for corporate training strategies; U. Backes-Gellner. 4. The challenge of competence and further training policies; Ph. Méhaut. 5. Organization development in a changing corporate culture; S.F. Foster, G.W.J. Heling. Part II: Models, Strategies and Evaluation. Introduction; R.O. Brinkerhoff. 6. Behavior modeling training in North America: a research summary; D.F. Russ-Eft, J.H. Zenger. 7. Changing leadership style: Research on a training and coaching model for lasting effects; N.L. Krijger, S.M. Pol. 8. Human resource development and on-the-job learning; J. Onstenk. 9. Effectiveness of seminars as a training tool in international companies; M. Mulder, et al. Part III: New training and development devices. Introduction; M. Mulder. 10. The self-learning organization in a changing professional environment; J.C. Asselborn, J.M. Jans. 11. Strategic management simulations: the German case; K. Breuer, S. Streufert. 12. Computer support of operator training: constructing and testing a simulation environment; P.G. van Schaik Zillesen, et al. 13. Delivery systems for corporate training in the future; A.L. Romiszowski. Authors index. Subject index.

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