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The paper "Human Resource Information Systems" is a perfect example of a management assignment. Employee training is the education of new or even existing employees on the skills required to carry out their day to day work. The focal point of training is the present job at hand. Development is a more long term natured plan. Employee development focuses on the training of the current staff on future jobs that the organization is planning to create. Development also includes finding solutions to employee problems so as to create better working conditions.

HRIS works in three major stages; data input, maintenance, and the final output. During training, HRIS aids the process by improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the process. While using HRIS, a large amount of data on new employees can be stored and the progress of each level of training per employee can be updated on a regular basis. While conducting the training, each level of the training can be input and the objective of that particular level. The performance of each employee at every level can be input and used to grade the employee after the training.

At the end of the training process, overall results for each of the employees are produced as output. These results would have taken months if they were done by hand. The accuracy while using HRIS can also be trusted since results are calculated based on the input data. Using the results (output), the efficiency of the training can be gauged and changes can be made so as to improve the training process instead of replicating similar mistakes. This will, in the long term, produce better-trained employees for the benefit of the company (Kavanagh, Thite, & Johnson, 2011, p.

37-56). Question 2 Training and development projects in the workplace have a less than 65% success rate. This is low if the amount of time and money invested in such projects is considered. Training and development projects have major objectives that if accomplished, the company would experience tremendous growth and improvement of efficiency at the workplace. When any training is done, the expected results of the training should be looked out for. The absence of positive results can only mean that the training process had some faults that should be identified and eliminated before the implementation of the next training session.

The lack of ways and means to determine the outcome of the training is the beginning of failure since the mistakes are carried forward and hence nothing is accomplished in the long run. Lack of employee motivation is also a major factor contributing to the failure. It is the immediate management’ s task to ensure that employees are motivated at all times to ensure good results from their work.  

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