A Conceptual Study to Identify the Problems & Challenges in Current Training Systems in IT Industries

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26668/businessreview/2023.v8i4.1380

Keywords:

Training Challenges, Training Problems, Generational Conflicts, Training Methods, Traditional and Modern Training Trends

Abstract

Purpose: To understand the problems and challenges faced by organization today on current training systems. The purpose of this research was to describe factors affecting the employee to participate in training & development programs in the organization.

Theoretical Framework: The framework is formulated based on relationship between current training trends and its associated problems & challenges.

 

Design/Methodology/Approach: A total of 227 employees from various organizations based in Techno Park and InfoPark based in Kerala. Simple random sampling technique was used, and factor analysis performed to test the hypothesis. Online Questionnaires were used for data collection and analysed using descriptive statistics like percentages and presented using tables, charts, and figures.

 

Findings: The study established that traditional training methods won’t be much effective and serves the need of current generation. Custom tailor-made training design and methods are highly recommended to make the training programs effective and that create interest among employees to upskill themselves through training and development opportunities provided by organizations.

 

Research, Practical & Social implications: This study helps the organization and top management to understand the learning gap of employees due to difference in training trends. It will also help employees to perform well adopting to latest training trends which in turn results high productivity.

 

Originality/value: This article is a contribution to the Human Resource/Training Department to propose the challenges and its solutions for practitioners and trainers.

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Published

2023-04-14

How to Cite

Sivathanu, N., & Radhika, R. (2023). A Conceptual Study to Identify the Problems & Challenges in Current Training Systems in IT Industries. International Journal of Professional Business Review, 8(4), e01380. https://doi.org/10.26668/businessreview/2023.v8i4.1380