Structured On-the-Job Training 2nd Edition

Unleashing Employee Expertise in the Workplace

Ronald Jacobs (Author)

Publication date: 03/12/2003

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Structured On-the-Job Training
  • New edition of a classic text on structured on-the-job training (S-OJT)-completely revised throughout with four additional chapters
  • Offers a comprehensive approach to designing, implementing, and evaluating S-OJT programs
  • Based on 20 years of research and development in a range of organizations

This revised and expanded edition of a classic text provides a comprehensive guide to understanding, developing, and using structured on-the-job training in a variety of training situations and organizational contexts. Jacobs defines S-OJT and provides a rationale based on the need to develop high levels of employee competence, or expertise, in the workplace. He then describes a six-step process used to design and implement S-OJT programs. The emphasis here is how S-OJT can be used for managerial training, technical training, and awareness training. The chapters in the final section describe how S-OJT has been used to achieve organizational and societal goals. Included in this section are discussions regarding S-OJT as an organizational change strategy, quality management, cross-cultural aspects, and workforce development.

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Overview
  • New edition of a classic text on structured on-the-job training (S-OJT)-completely revised throughout with four additional chapters
  • Offers a comprehensive approach to designing, implementing, and evaluating S-OJT programs
  • Based on 20 years of research and development in a range of organizations

This revised and expanded edition of a classic text provides a comprehensive guide to understanding, developing, and using structured on-the-job training in a variety of training situations and organizational contexts. Jacobs defines S-OJT and provides a rationale based on the need to develop high levels of employee competence, or expertise, in the workplace. He then describes a six-step process used to design and implement S-OJT programs. The emphasis here is how S-OJT can be used for managerial training, technical training, and awareness training. The chapters in the final section describe how S-OJT has been used to achieve organizational and societal goals. Included in this section are discussions regarding S-OJT as an organizational change strategy, quality management, cross-cultural aspects, and workforce development.

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