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ALLANA MANAGEMENT JOURNAL OF RESEARCH, PUNE - Volume 3, Issue 2, July 2013 - December, 2013

Pages: 29-33
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Author: Dr. Netra Neelam

Category: Human Resource Management


Most of the times training functions in the organizations are criticized to be ineffective due to their inability to deliver desired results. In many
cases training functions are viewed as poor reflections of Training Needs
Assessment, lack of support from training managers, insufficient budget and failure
towards transfer of knowledge and learned capabilities to transform into workplace
requirements. This study aims at understanding such issues and the perspective
towards training effectiveness from the point of view of HRD managers.
The data was collected from HRD managers of different Manufacturing and
Information Technology industries by using a questionnaire. All these industries had a
turnover of more than 50 crores.
Chi Square analysis was used to interpret the results of the data. The results of the
analysis showed a positive rejoinder from the side of the HRD managers with respect
to the training and development programs and functions carried on in the

Keywords: HRD Managers, Training Effectiveness, Training needs identification, Transfer of Training.