NEW TO THIS EDITION: Offers the most up-to-date coverage of technological and demographic trends changing the nature of work and organizations worldwide. Seamless application of concepts with the inclusion of action-oriented learning objectives allows students to understand the most important state-of-the-science talent management issues. Incorporates evidence-based guidelines for practice, allowing students to learn through research and apply the concepts. New topics to the Eighth Edition include the impact of globalization and the digital revolution on product and service markets, as well as demographic changes on labor markets, approaches to managing talent, and the composition of organizations; recruitment as one element of a talent supply chain; and implementing new techniques in HR management such as agile management, use of artificial intelligence, and analytics to improve the overall recruitment process. KEY FEATURES: Integrates psychological theory with tools and methods for dealing with human resource problems in organizations and for making organizations more effective, satisfying places to work. Reflects the state-of-the-art in talent management and outlines a forward-looking, progressive model toward which HR specialists should aim. Provides students with a comprehensive and practical approach that challenges the field to advance, rather than to simply document past practice. Enables students to apply psychological research and theory to human resource management in organizations. A broader performance management emphasis provides students with a more proactive approach when looking at behavioral and judgmental biases in rating, types of performance measures, and performance feedback.

Training and Development Implementation and the Measurement of Outcomes

16 Training and development implementation and the measurement of outcomes
Wayne F. CascioHerman Aguinis

Learning Goals

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to do the following:

  • Classify training methods as presentation, hands-on, group building, or technology based
  • Identify key principles of instructional design to encourage active learner participation
  • List the essential elements for measuring training outcomes
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of ROI and utility analysis as methods for assessing the financial outcomes of learning and development activities
  • Identify potential contaminants or threats to valid interpretations of findings from field research
  • Distinguish experimental from quasi-experimental designs
  • Describe the limitations of experimental and quasi-experimental designs
  • In assessing the outcomes of training efforts, distinguish statistically significant ...
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