Part 1: Select an organization to be studied
Training and Development- HRM592
Keller Graduate School of Management
May 12th, 2013
Training and Development Page 2
Training and development play an important role in the effectiveness of organizations and to the experiences of people in work. Training has implications for productivity, health and safety at work and personal development. All organizations employing people need to train and develop their staff. Most organizations are cognisant of this requirement and invest effort and other resources in training and development. Such investment can take the form of employing specialist training and development staff and paying salaries to staff undergoing training and development. Investment in training and development entails obtaining and maintaining space and equipment. It also means that operational personnel, employed in the organization’s main business functions, such as production, maintenance, sales, marketing and management support, must also direct their attention and effort from time to time towards supporting training development and delivery. This means they are required to give less attention to activities that are obviously more productive in terms of the organization’s main business. However, investment in training and development is generally regarded as good management practice to maintain appropriate expertise now and in the future. The organization that I would like to be use in this course project will be Insperity. Administaff, a 25-year-old Houston business that provides human resources services for client companies, is changing its name to Insperity .The company decided to change its corporate...