THE PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS OF STAFF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT IN BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
The Nigeria breweries PLC, Enugu is a public limited company, which was established in 1946 for the sole purpose of brewing.
The company has brewing plant sat Enugu, Aba, Ibadan, and Kaduna. It has a wide range of products to include Star Beer, Guilder, Maltina, Amstel Malta, among several others.
The development of the company has been as a result of intensive training programmes given to workers. However, inspite of certain government policies, which is unfavorable to the brewing industries, and the unstable economy in the country, the company’s personnel policy ensures effective training and development at all levels. When new employees are engaged their training needs are planned and judiciously purposed taking into consideration the particular need of the consideration the particular needs of the business and individual qualities of the employees concerned. Hence the company created a training department linked/subordinated to the administration department and charged with the responsibilities of recruiting, training and development has helped the company to establish a pool of skilled and qualified personnel.
Training as a natural of the sequence of selection and induction of employees and receive sufficient attention from suability of using each individuals full lap ability becomes a continuous programmer of employee development.
Training as a process of learning a job up to the average level of competed of an experienced worker performing the same job. In effect shows that the length of training period required is the time it takes to achieve an average experienced workers’ standard of output and quality not the time required to be able to perform the job. All employee regardless of their previous training education and experience, need to be introduced for their new working environment, and to be shown how to perform specific, task.
1.2 STATEMENT OF PROBLEM.
All organisation have pre-determined objectives or goals these objectives and goals are the ends toward which the activities of the business.
Since are aimed. These organization strive to achieve their respective goals since this is the parameter for assessing the success of failure, and those objectives cannot be accomplished without human effort. The managers and employees must be equipped in order to carry out this assignment satisfactorily.
Udoji in the service review commission has in his report that “of all the aspects of personnel management, perhaps the most important for us in Nigeria today is training. Training is virtually important for our public service. Inspite of some outstanding efforts we remain short of skilled manpower so necessary to a successful development policy training is an important means of meeting the chronic manpower shortage”.
The vital role human resources is playing for the purpose of growth and survival of indigenous enterprise spurred me to investigate, analyse and appraise the nature and problems of staff training and development in Nigeria Breweries Plc, Enugu. Then the questions remain.
How are training needs identified?
What is the attitude of management towards staff training and development?
What are the types of training methods used by this organization?
What are the effects of training on the performance of workers?