ISBN 9780761994329,Training for Organizational Transformation, Part II

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SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2000

ISBN 9780761994329

ISBN-10 0761994327


Number of Pages 432 Pages
Language (English)


The second volume in the set addresses the needs of hands-on practitioners of training, and program developers who focus on the training process. The first section of this volume surveys the position training has in operating systems, with its tasks, available approaches and strategies, and their likely outcomes. The second section deals with establishing particular objectives, scans the range of methods to consider in reaching different objectives, and the staff, time and other specifications for each, and finally, program designs. The last section is about managing programs?developing group and climate, trainers and styles, building in post-training supports, and evaluating training to modify programs in light of it. The volume ends with a chapter on action research. Every chapter has examples from the authors` actual practice, others` formulations, and relevant readings. Table of Contents Preface I. POSITION, TASK, AND PROCESS: AN OVERVIEW: Trainer--Consultant--Organizer: Expanding Roles Training and Learning: Two-Way Transactions Goals and a Map with Directions Approaches and Strategies II. TRAINING IN PROCESS: THE VISIBLE TIP: Establishing Objectives and Preparing the Partners Training Methods Designing the Program III. ESSENTIAL INFRASTRUCTURE: Developing the Group and the Climate Trainers and Training Styles Evaluation and Follow-up Building Competence, Support and the Profession Index