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Training and Development in Organizations
Training and development in organizations

Training and development remains an important human resource (HR) practice of interest to researchers, managers, governments, and employees. Training research is of substantial interest and reviews show its enormous and continued growth (e.g., Aguinis and Kraiger, 2009; Ford and Kraiger, 1995; Goldstein, 1980; Goldstein and Gessner, 1988; Latham, 1988; Salas and Cannon-Bowers, 2001; Sonnentag et al., 2004; Tannenbaum and Yukl, 1992; Wexley, 1984). Training is of major interest to practitioners and managers in order to update employee skills, improve job performance and productivity, and develop the competencies employees need to meet the strategic objectives of their organizations (Sugrue and Rivera, 2005; 2006). Training is of significance to governments who facilitate its use to provide the capabilities ...

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