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American Journal of Business and Society, Vol.3, No.2, Jun. 2018, Pub. Date: Aug. 31, 2018
The Role of Training and Development in Performance Effectiveness in Nigeria
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Authors
[01] John Nkeobuna Nnah Ugoani, College of Management and Social Sciences, Rhema University, Aba, Nigeria.
Abstract
All training and development activities in organizations are geared toward competence building which enhances corporate performance reflected by efficiency and productivity. Effective training and development linked with technological sophistication in production is associated with positive GDP per capita growth among the fastest growing economies in the World. The strength of the role of training and development lies in its capacity to provide trainees with the competence to performance efficiently, and also prepare them to assume higher responsibilities. The exploratory research design was employed for the study, and it was found that the role of training and development is necessary for performance effectiveness in Nigeria. Consequent on the result, it was recommended that Nigeria needs to intensify training and development activities to help in driving quality economic growth.
Keywords
On-the-Job Training, Induction, Manpower Development, Economic Growth, Corporate Performance
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