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The first volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology introduces key concepts in personnel and employee performance from cognitive ability and the psychological predictors used in assessments to employee and team values. The editor and contributors present a clear overview of key research in the areas of behaviour change and how to assess individual job performance - making Volume I indispensable for anyone working in or studying Human Resource Management.

Training and Learning in Work Roles
Training and Learning in Work Roles
John P. CampbellNathan R. KuncelJack W. Kostal
Introduction

Since the first edition of this Handbook was published in 2001, the nature of the training enterprise has changed significantly. It is no longer the case that the bulk of training for specific work roles takes place in a classroom at a specified time. Much of it is available online, or embedded in the work situation itself. It can occur virtually continually, and relies heavily on the trainee's own self-management, which sometimes includes seeking instruction from co-workers. Some authorities (e.g., Noe, Clarke, & Klein, 2014) assert that upwards of 80% of what we ‘learn’ at work is acquired informally on a more or less continuous basis. Such ...

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