TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT FUNCTIONS PRACTICED BY BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS: A STUDY IN EASTERN INDIA
Quality of training and development (T&D) endeavors in organizations is determined and measured by the efficacy of its several attributes such as: needs analysis, policy, plans, methods, and evaluation, besides the sustenance from management. This study appreciates on some of the deficiencies in the T&D efforts in the areas of needs analysis, implementation and evaluation at Indian businesses and compares the persistence of the infirmities in the public sector undertakings (PSUs) and private enterprises. The findings present a poor state of affairs in the PSUs as regards T&D. The study suggests some changes in the organizational processes to enhance the quality of T&D initiatives in businesses in India.