Current Trends in Rater Training: A Survey of Rater Training Programs in American Organizations

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Book Summary: In the modern workplace, millions of dollars are spent each year on employee training. All too often, however, little thought and effort is spent on evaluating training and ensuring that the correct training is taking place. Successful training is about understanding both organizational goals and employee behavior. The basis for this book is the 9th Annual River Cities Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference held on the campus of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in October 2013. The theme of the conference was Trends in Training. Accordingly, the focus of many of the talks was on how to train people to thrive and succeed in the environment where they spend a large portion of their lives the workplace.