Ch 13: Training & Assessment in an Organization

About This Chapter

You can improve your knowledge of training and assessment in an organization by completing the lessons in this chapter that discuss employee training methods, performance appraisal types, and more.

Training & Assessment in an Organization - Chapter Summary

Our subject-matter experts have prepared this set of lessons to boost your understanding of training and assessment in an organization. Take a look at different kinds of training programs for employees. Examine the information in other lessons, like:

  • Assessing an organization's training needs
  • Mentoring, job rotation and on-the-job training
  • Results, traits and behavioral appraisals
  • 360 feedback on performance appraisals

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5 Lessons in Chapter 13: Training & Assessment in an Organization
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Assessing Training Needs of an Organization

1. Assessing Training Needs of an Organization

This lesson discusses the process of assessing the training needs of an organization, which begins with looking at what is presently being done there and comparing that to what needs to be done. New training plans can then be put into place, making it possible for managers to solve problems.

Types of Employee Training Programs

2. 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

3. 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.

Types of Performance Appraisal: Trait, Behavioral & Results

4. 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.

Performance Appraisal and 360 Feedback

5. 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.

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