Early millennium India saw a sector emerge and boom because of the demand surplus globally.Since then, till today there has been a positive upward growth in the industry prior to which Indiawas known for the textiles and tool industry.Though initially there was an immature growth later due to immense competition the industry sawits mature side.Many companies have taken birth during this course of time but most have not impressed to getnoticed, at the same time there have been a few who have got noticed and risen to become anempire ( INFOSYS, WIPRO etc). The secret behind the success of these companies to havesustained in both the phases (initial stage where companies saw an immature growth, later stageswhere the industry matured) of the industry growth is because of innovation and effective peoplemanagement skills employed.Upon interaction and detailed study of corporate world it comes to our understanding that training plays a very essential part in bridging the gap between the employee skill sets and the skillsassociated with a particular job.As the new industry emerged there were other sectors which boomed along with the growth of ITindustry namely manufacturing.During the growth of various industries players in each industry, in order to cope with thecompetition concentrated on having skilled manpower in their armory, this proved to be a verylethal weapon when they fired (launching new product, implement new technology, use newstrategies etc).Thus updating their employees with the necessary skill sets and knowledge became an integral partof an employee’s tenure in the organization.In this report let’s try and understand on what training and development is all about and variousmethods adopted by various organizations to achieve the above said.
Definition Of Training
Training may be defined as a “Planned program designed to improve performance and bring aboutmeasurable changes in knowledge, skills and attitudes (KSA) and social behaviour of employee.”It is as act of increasing the knowledge and skills of an employee for doing a particular job.
Features of Training
Enable the employees to deal with the changing jobs and roles.
Develop knowledge, skill and attitude for handling jobs most efficiently.
Bridges the gap between the current level of employee KSA and the required level of KSAto handle job efficiently.
Training is basically job-related and need-based.
Short-term activity designed essentially for operatives.
Role Of Organization In Training And Development