ERIC Number: EJ838201
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
Training Evaluation Based on Cases of Taiwanese Benchmarked High-Tech Companies
Lien, Bella Ya Hui; Hung, Richard Yu Yuan; McLean, Gary N.
International Journal of Training and Development, v11 n1 p35-48 Mar 2007
Although the influence of workplace practices and employees' experiences with training effectiveness has received considerable attention, less is known of the influence of workplace practices on training evaluation methods. The purposes of this study were to: (1) explore and understand the training evaluation methods used by seven Taiwanese companies benchmarked for their excellence; and (2) compare Kirkpatrick's and Swanson's training evaluation models with practices used by the benchmarked Taiwanese organizations from a cross-cultural perspective. Five themes emerged from in-depth interviews, extending our understanding of training evaluation in the benchmarked Taiwanese organizations.
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Evaluation Methods, Technological Advancement, Foreign Countries, Employees, Organizations (Groups), Interviews
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Taiwan