Job training methods

This is the widely used training method. It is inexpensive and saves productive hours. The employed is trained on the job itself under the supervision of an experienced trainer, who is usually another employee or a superior. This training is achieved in any of the following ways.

a. The coaching method:

The manager and his supervisor work together in a student- tutor in which the trainer coaches and guides the trainee and the purpose is to explain the whys and how of particular job functions and providing feedback to the trainees regarding their performance and any grounds for improvement.


b. Job rotation methods:

This refers to the movement of executive from one job to another on some planned basis in order to familiarize the trainee with different aspects of the organisation which results in broadening of outlook and exposure to various management skills, This method is more suitable for developing generalists rather than specialists with emphasis on general decision making and handling people.