Linking Training with HR Management
Anderson, Roger L., DiBattista, Ron, Training & Development
Linking Training With HR Management
Training and HRD work often overlap--for example, in the job selection process. Here's a technique for creating a data base of critical behaviorial criteria for both job skills training and employee selection procedures.
It makes sense to coordinate the efforts of the training and human resource departments to avoid duplicating work. For example, the same kinds of data may be required for employee selection procedures and for training employees for performing specific jobs.
One method for combining forces is to create a data base of the information needed to effectively manage both activities.
Specifically, managers with overlapping responsibilities in the area of job selection should share information. That may sound like an obvious, common-sense approach, but how often does such cooperation occur?
Anyone responsible for designing employee selection procedures can testify to the large amount of documentation required, particularly because such procedures must hold up to legal scrutiny. Effective performance appraisal systems and training programs also require a lot of supporting data.
If the required background work were …
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Publication information: Article title: Linking Training with HR Management. Contributors: Anderson, Roger L. - Author, DiBattista, Ron - Author. Magazine title: Training & Development. Volume: 45. Issue: 3 Publication date: March 1991. Page number: 75+. © 1991 American Society for Training & Development, Inc. COPYRIGHT 1991 Gale Group.
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