Ch 12: ORELA Business Education: HRM - Employee Training & Assessment

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Let our video lessons and quizzes help you review information about workplace training and evaluation methods. You will need to be familiar with these topics when taking the Oregon Educator Licensure Assessments (ORELA) Business Education exam.

ORELA Business Education: HRM: Employee Training & Assessment - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter provide you with the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of or learn new facts about job appraisal and employee training programs. You will review methods and types of these human resource management practices as well as term definitions and examples. Once you fully grasp the concepts explored in these video lessons, you should be able to correctly answer the following types of questions found on the ORELA Business Education exam:

  • Detailing the types of employee training programs
  • Defining different training methods
  • Explaining ways in which employers can discipline employees
  • Describing the benefits and challenges of employee appraisals
  • Discussing how appraisals are used
  • Identifying the characteristics of an effective appraisal system
  • Providing details about the types of performance appraisals
  • Detailing common appraisal methods
  • Summarizing the management by objective process

Instructors present the material using simple and straightforward language and employ plenty of examples, making this review fun and engaging. Self-assessment quizzes can be taken over as many times as necessary until you feel you can achieved proficiency in this area and are fully prepared to take the ORELA Business Education exam.

ORELA Business Education: HRM: Employee Training & Assessment - Chapter Objectives

The ORELA Business Education exam measures your comprehension of basic business principles and processes in management, finance, marketing, accounting and entrepreneurship. The Employee Training & Assessment chapter allows you to study the training and appraisal procedures you can expect to be tested on when sitting for this exam. These types of questions are found in the test's first domain addressing management, business law and ethics topic. This domain represents 19% of the entire exam, which is computer-based and consists of 150 multiple choice questions.

Oregon uses ORELA exams to measure the teaching abilities and content area knowledge of new elementary, middle and high school teachers. A score of 234 is required to pass the Business Education exam.

11 Lessons in Chapter 12: ORELA Business Education: HRM - Employee Training & Assessment
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Types of Employee Training Programs

1. Types of Employee Training Programs

There are several types of employee training programs. Employees may receive basic literacy training, interpersonal skills training, technical training, problem-solving training and diversity or sensitivity training. Each type of training targets a different facet of an organization's overall culture and performance.

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.

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

3. 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.

Performance Appraisals: Benefits and Challenges

4. Performance Appraisals: Benefits and Challenges

Many companies use performance appraisals to assess the performance of their employees. While performance appraisals provide some notable benefits, they are not without challenges. In this lesson, we'll explore these benefits and challenges.

Uses of Performance Appraisals: Administrative and Developmental

5. Uses of Performance Appraisals: Administrative and Developmental

Performance appraisals can serve multiple purposes in an organization. In this lesson, you'll learn how they can be used as an administrative tool and as a developmental tool. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz after the lesson.

Importance of Reliability, Acceptability, Sensitivity & Practicality in Performance Appraisals

6. Importance of Reliability, Acceptability, Sensitivity & Practicality in Performance Appraisals

A tool is only valuable if it is useful. The same holds true for performance appraisals. In this lesson, you'll learn that effective performance appraisals meet the requirements of relevance, sensitivity, reliability, acceptability and practicality.

Types of Performance Appraisal: Trait, Behavioral & Results

7. 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 Appraisal Methods 1: Critical Incident, Graphic Rating Scale & BARS

8. Common Appraisal Methods 1: Critical Incident, Graphic Rating Scale & BARS

Pretty much every working person gets his performance evaluated at some point. In this lesson, you'll learn about different methods used in performance appraisals, including the critical incident, graphic rating scales and BARS method.

Common Appraisal Methods 2: Narratives, Forced Choice & Forced Distribution

9. Common Appraisal Methods 2: Narratives, Forced Choice & Forced Distribution

An important part of performance management is designing and implementing performance appraisals. In this lesson, you'll learn about different methods used for performance appraisals, including narratives, the forced choice technique and forced distribution.

Performance Appraisal and 360 Feedback

10. Performance Appraisal and 360 Feedback

Employee evaluations are a way managers can assess job performance and provide feedback to employees. An employee's performance is measured using various types of evaluation systems, including top-down appraisal, management by objectives (MBO), self-assessment and 360 degree feedback.

What Is Management by Objective? - Defining the MBO Process

11. 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.

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