The second volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology looks in detail at how teams and individuals function and perform. It covers motivation and organizational socialisation as well as the latest research into diversity and organizational culture in the workplace. Chapter topics include goal setting, employee development, team design and trust at work. Volume II is a key resource for anyone working in or studying organizational psychology.

Chapter 10: Learning, Training and Development in Organizations: Emerging Trends, Recent Advances and Future Directions

Learning, Training and Development in Organizations: Emerging Trends, Recent Advances and Future Directions

Learning, Training and Development in Organizations: Emerging Trends, Recent Advances and Future Directions
Bradford S. Bell Ozias A. Moore

Introduction

In recent years, learning, training, and development in organizations has changed dramatically. Once considered a tangential activity, training and development initiatives are now viewed as playing a critical role in the development of human capital resources and an organization's ability to gain competitive advantage (Noe, Clarke, & Klein, 2014). A recent survey of chief learning officers (CLOs) found that, over the next year, 82 percent expect training to become even more aligned with company objectives and 70 percent project that it will grow more valuable ...

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