It is important for businesses to incorporate training and development processes in the organization.
Training is provided for employees to master and apply the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours required to carry out day-to-day activities whereas development refers to learning characterised by long-term / futuristic focus.
There is always room for improvement and one should always have a desire to develop.
Successful training and development programmes within the workplace will have many positive results, some of which are:
- Employee satisfaction
- Improved/Increased employee morale
- Reduction in wastage & spoilage
- Less need for constant supervision
- Lower employee turnover
- Customer satisfaction
- Competitive advantage
- Flexibility to adapt to changing requirements
A more thorough outlook on training and development can be found at http://www.shrm.org/Education/hreducation/Pages/CaseStudySouthwoodSchool%E2%80%94TrainingandDevelopment.aspx.