Developing the Workforce

  1. Objective 10-5 Describe how managers develop the workforce in their organization through training and performance appraisal.

After a company has hired new employees, it must acquaint them with the firm and their new jobs. Managers also take steps to train and develop employees and to further develop necessary job skills. In addition, every firm has some system for performance appraisal and feedback.

Training and Development

In HRM, training usually refers to teaching operational or technical employees how to do the job for which they were hired. It also refers to technical areas such as new software and technology. Development refers to teaching managers and professionals the skills needed for both present and future ...

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