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Difference between Training and Development

 differentiate between training and development.

Difference # Training:

1. Context:

The term ‘training is used to refer to the process of increasing the skills and abilities of operatives

2. Nature:

Training is job-oriented. It enables an operative to perform a specific job (in which training is imparted), in a better manner.

3. Effect (or Impact):

Training produces an immediate better effect on the performance of operatives.

4. Method:

Training is imparted especially, though, on the job-methods i.e. while a worker is put on the job.

5. Emphasis:

In training, emphasis is laid on increasing technical skills of operatives

Difference # Development:

1. Context:

The term ‘development’ is used to refer to the process of an all-round development of managerial personnel.

2. Nature:

Development is career-oriented. It enables a manager to perform a wide variety of managerial jobs, in an effective manner.

3. Effect (or Impact):

Development produces effects for better performance of managerial roles; specially in the long-run.

4. Method:

Development for managerial personnel is, most usually, planned; while they are not on jobs i.e. through off-the job methods e.g. seminars, conferences, selective readings, project assignments, case studies etc.

5. Emphasis:

In development, emphasis is laid on increasing the human and conceptual skills of managerial personnel

 

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