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The Benefits of Employee Training

HOW TRAINING BENEFITS THE ORGANIZATION

  • Leads to improved profitability and/or more positive attitudes toward profit orientation.
  • Improves the job knowledge and skills at all levels of the organization.
  • Improves the morale of the workforce.
  • Helps people identify with organizational goals.
  • Helps create a better corporate image.
  • Fosters authenticity, openness and trust.
  • Improves the relationship between boss and subordinate.
  • Aids in organizational development.
  • Learns from the trainee.
  • Helps prepare guidelines for work.
  • Aids in understanding and carrying out organizational policies.
  • Provides information for future needs in all areas of the organization.
  • Organization gets more effective decision making and problem solving.
  • Aids in development for promotion from within.
  • Aids in developing leadership skill, motivation, loyalty, better attitudes, and other aspects that
  • successful workers and managers usually display.
  • Aids in increasing productivity and/or quality of work.
  • Helps keep costs down-in many areas, e.g., production, personnel, administration, etc.
  • Develops a sense of responsibility to the organization for being competent and knowledgeable.
  • Improves labor-management relations.
  • Reduces outside consulting costs by utilizing competent internal consulting.
  • Stimulates preventive management as opposed to putting out fires.
  • Eliminates suboptimal behavior (such as hiding tools).
  • Creates an appropriate climate for growth, communication.
  • Aids in improving organizational communication.
  • Helps employees adjust to change.
  • Aids in handling conflict, thereby helping to prevent stress and tension.

BENEFITS TO THE INDIVIDUAL WHICH IN TURN ULTIMATELY SHOULD BENEFIT THE ORGANIZATION

  • Helps the individual in making better decisions and effective problem solving.
  • Through training and development; motivational variables of recognition, achievement, growth, responsibility and advancement are internalized and operationalized.
  • Aids in encouraging and achieving self-development and self-confidence,
  • Helps a person handle stress, tension, frustration and conflict.
  • Provides information for improving leadership knowledge, communication skills and attitudes.
  • Increases job satisfaction and recognition.
  • Moves a person toward personal goals while improving interaction skills.
  • Satisfies personal needs of the trainer (and trainee!).
  • Provides trainee an avenue for growth and a say in his/her own future.
  • Develops a sense of growth in learning.
  • Helps a person develop speaking and listening skills; also writing skills when exercises are required.
  • Helps eliminate fear in attempting new tasks.

Posted on September 8, 2014 in Training and Development

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