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Ch 5: Employee Training & Professional Development

About This Chapter

Expand your understanding of the processes involved in employee training and career management using these short video lessons. You can use the quizzes attached to each lesson to assess what you've learned about these topics.

Employee Training & Professional Development - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

There are several approaches companies can take to ensuring effective employee orientation, training, and career development. Using this chapter, you can learn various methods for helping employees reach their full potential. These lessons will provide details about human resource management systems and training for new hires and those attaining new positions. You'll learn things such as:

  • Types of training methods
  • Details about the four career stages
  • What is involved in new employee orientation
  • How employee performance can be evaluated
  • Approaches to employee discipline

VideoObjective
New Hire Orientation: Importance of Training Design & Content Explore the aspects of a successful orientation program.
Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-the-Job & Job Rotation Reveal methods for training new and existing employees.
What Is Management by Objective? - Defining the MBO Process Focus on the pros and cons of management by objective (MBO).
Career Stages: Establishment, Advancement, Maintenance & Withdrawal Study the four stages through which individuals pass as they continue through their careers.
What Is Career Management & Development? - Definition and Purpose Analyze systems used to advance the careers of managers and employees.
Types of Performance Appraisal: Trait, Behavioral & Results Discover how employee performance appraisals are used.
Common Methods of Employee Discipline: 'Hot Stove' and Progressive Discipline Take a look at ways in which companies can discipline employees.

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: Employee Training & Professional Development
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
New Hire Orientation: Importance of Training Design & Content

1. New Hire Orientation: Importance of Training Design & Content

A key HR function is ensuring that employees become integrated into the organization and their jobs as efficiently, effectively and quickly as possible. In this lesson, you'll learn about the orientation process, which seeks to achieve this.

Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation

2. Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation

There are several different types of training methods used to acclimate an employee to a new job or even to a new position within his current organization. In this lesson, we'll discuss several different methods, including on-the-job training, job rotation and job mentoring.

What Is Management by Objective? - Defining the MBO Process

3. What Is Management by Objective? - Defining the MBO Process

Management by objective (MBO) changed the way many companies worked and functioned. With MBO, employees' input was sought out and used to help develop the goals and objectives for the organization.

Career Stages: Establishment, Advancement, Maintenance & Withdrawal

4. Career Stages: Establishment, Advancement, Maintenance & Withdrawal

A career stage model explains the four stages that individuals pass through in their careers. The four stages consist of establishment, advancement, maintenance and withdrawal.

What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose

5. What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose

Companies can invest in both their managers and employees through career management and development systems. These programs offer counseling, planning and workshops to help employees manage their careers.

Types of Performance Appraisal: Trait, Behavioral & Results

6. Types of Performance Appraisal: Trait, Behavioral & Results

Performance appraisals help organizations and their members measure performance. In this lesson, you'll learn about different standards, or criteria, used in performance appraisals, including trait, competencies, behavioral and results.

Common Methods of Employee Discipline: 'Hot Stove' and Progressive Discipline

7. Common Methods of Employee Discipline: 'Hot Stove' and Progressive Discipline

Nobody likes to be disciplined at work, but sometimes it's necessary. In this lesson, you'll learn about the 'hot stove' rule. We'll also take a look at a progressive disciplinary system. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz after the lesson.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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