By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
• Articulate training trends.
• Conduct a comprehensive needs assessment.
• Differentiate between directed and nondirected learning methods.
• Distinguish between distance learning and traditional classroom training.
• Assess the benefits of training.
• Identify the components of career development.
• Establish a mentoring program.
Adam Sterling, vice president of HR for Woodland’s First Regional Bank, sits at his desk waiting for his 2:00 appointment. He’s expecting Joseph Wyatt, assistant vice president for training and development. When Joe called ...