The rise of technology and the information age has resulted in more companies that compete based primarily on their people. This isn’t only true for technology companies like Facebook and Google; as software continues to eat the world and the pace of business increases, nearly all companies will live and die by their continual ability to innovate.
…nesses feel that employee development and training are a waste of time and effort. I beg to differ. The cost of time and money involved may seem huge initially, but this step is essential due to its long term benefits. Hence, you may call this as an investment which starts earning returns in the long run.
I think the third thing that is missing in many training programs is the fact you’re not really looking at changing performance or behavior. Maybe you hope that behavior will change, but you’re not creating the kinds of learning experiences which include practice and safe failure so that the learner gains experience and confidence which does lead to a change in behavior.