Training and development function in the organizations is a potent tool for improving productivity and employee morale. Umpteen surveys have shown that corporate leaders acknowledge the role training plays in making their organizations more effective. Unfortunately, many people still need convincing that training is a science with a rich backing of research work. Vindicating this faulty assumption, many professionals in this area truly lack the knowledge about scientific, research based facts about their field. Further, it is difficult to spot one single source of these facts. One has to go through multiple sources like research articles, books, papers etc in order to acquaint oneself with such facts.
In this scenario, there was a definite need for a book like this. This book is a collection of 50 research based facts regarding how people learn best (or worst) and how corporate trainers, training managers, and organizations could improve the training effectiveness using those facts. The facts are based on scientific research carried out by psychologists and researchers keen on finding out how learning occurs, what factors affect and mediate learning, and which methodologies work best when it comes to training or teaching people. This book is your faithful companion in the pursuit of helping people learn
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