On the Job vs. Off the Job Training Essay

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Case Study: TPK Appliances ADMN 2926 Submitted By: Scott Thornton Submitted To: Professor Gordon Date: October 17, 2014 Table of Contents I. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 II. An Analysis of On-The-Job Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 A. Strengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 B. Weaknesses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 III. A Comparison Between Two Approaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 A. Traditional On-The-Job . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 B. Job Instruction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 IV. Recommended Training Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 V. The Application of Job Instruction Training to the Case . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 VI. Three Recommended Training Methods Leading to Improved Performance . . . . . . . 8 VII. Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 VIII. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 I. Introduction On-the-job (OJT) training can be defined as training that occurs in an employee’s place of work by another individual in that workplace who has significant experience in that area (Saks & Haccoun, 2013). Most people who have experience in the workplace have had

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