The Effects of Training on Employee Performance in an Organization
Keywords:Training, employee, performance, organization
Human resource training and development is a global trend in organizations due to its objectivity, strategic positioning direct contribution towards organizational goals and objectives. Training and development is geared towards acquiring or sharpening the capabilities of employees to perform various obligations and functions associated with their present or future expected roles. This paper examines the effects of training on employee performance in organizations. This study use Victor Vroom’s expectancy theory of motivation to explain the relationship between training and employee performance in organizations. The study relies basically on secondary sources of data consisting of textbooks, periodicals, journal publications, and other documentary sources such as internet and published empirical research reports. Findings from the study revealed that increase in training and development correspondingly increases 72.6% in employee’s performance. This implies that, when managers/administrators embark on effective training and development the dwindling performance of employees and poor organizational performance could be remedy. The study therefore, recommends that managers/administrators of the organizations should improve the annual budgetary allocation for human capital training and development in both public and private organizations. This will enable the organizations to provide quality and effective training programme that will impart positively on employee performance and organizational higher productivity.
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