The paper "Human Resources Development at JKM Company " is a perfect example of a human resources assignment. An ongoing debate exists in the field of human resource development on the most suitable learning styles that can enable an organisation to increase efficiency as a result of doubling productivity (Sarabdeen 2013). This article examines the current approaches in practice and theory. Emphasis is placed on a case scenario indicating a need to propose efficient skill training and to develop Workforce training requirements. Discussed include different learning styles, the role of the learning curve and the significance of transferring learning to the workplace and the contribution of learning styles and theories when planning and designing a learning event.
Also discussed include the training needs for staff at different levels of organisation, advantages and disadvantages of training methods used in an organisation, systematic approach to training and development of training events and evaluation using suitable techniques. The article also examines the role of the government in training, development and lifelong learning. TASK 1 Learning styles Learning styles consist of an individual’ s approaches or ways of learning.
Learning styles can also be defined as a method in which an individual retains new skills and information. Kolb’ s theory of learning styles postulates that the creation of knowledge is through the transformation of experiences. It is based on this theory that a learning style is proposed for JKM Company (Sarabdeen 2013). Different learning styles should be used in training to improve workforce output. This is since learners have different preferences for learning. This implies that training programs and methods should be customized to meet every employee's needs at JKM Company.
Different approaches to effective learning styles have been proposed by researchers to classify learners based on their approaches to perception and information processing (Riding & Sadler-Smith 1997).
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