Textbook: Blanchard N. P. & Thacker J (2013) Effective Training, 5/E, Pearson, ISBN: 9780132729048
Read Case Study 1 in Chapter 5 Page 192 and Domtar Case Study from Chapter 1 (Textbook Page 1). Answer the following questions:
1. In the implementation of Kaizen, what groups of employees are likely to need training? How should the trainees be organized? Think of this issue from a training design perspective and from a training content perspective.
2. For the type of training envisioned, what are the learning objectives? Write these objectives in complete form.
3. For each group of employees that will need training, what are the organizational constraints that need to be addressed in the design of the training? What design features should be used to address these constraints? Be sure to address both the learning and transfer of training issues.
Domtar Case Name Instructor DATE Introduction Training is the organized activity of imparting instructions and information to recipients with the aim of improving their levels of performance or helping them attain certain levels of skill or knowledge. Training is very important at any given workplace as it is an avenue of addressing employee weaknesses, improving employee performance, increasing employee satisfaction and also maintaining consistency. (Tennant, Boonkrong & Roberts, 2002a).After the Second World War, Japan struggle to rebuild from the devastation that hit the country and therefore entrepreneurs invented a training mechanism called kaizen training to help them improve work relations, workplace functionality and accuracy. This paper is going to look at the likely employees that will need training and how the