Training & Development

Reasons for emphasizing the growth and development of personnel include creating a pool of readily available and adequate replacements for personnel who may leave or move up in the organization.

  • Enhancing the company’s ability to adopt and use advances in technology because of a sufficiently knowledgeable staff.
  • Building a more efficient, effective and highly motivated team, which enhances the company’s competitive position and improves employee morale.
  • Ensuring adequate human resources for expansion into new programs.

Research has shown specific benefits that small businesses receive from training and developing their workers, includes:

  • Increased productivity
  • Reduced employee turnover
  • Increased efficiency resulting in financial gains
  • Decreased need for supervision.

Employees frequently develop a greater sense of self-worth, dignity and well-being as they become more valuable to the firm and to society.  Generally they will receive a greater share of the material gains that result from their increased productivity.  These factors give them a sense of satisfaction through the achievement of personal and company goals.