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To investigate the impact of training and development on employee effectiveness in IT sectors operating within Ireland

Said, Shabar (2019) To investigate the impact of training and development on employee effectiveness in IT sectors operating within Ireland. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

Human Resource Management is an important asset for organisations. Training and development is an important component of human resource managed and aims to increase organisational productivity and profit, as well as, increase overall employee effectiveness. There are different approaches to training and development, as well as, different factors that can influence training and development. This dissertation investigated the impact of training and development on employee effectiveness in IT sectors operating within Ireland.

Objectives: This dissertation ultimately aims to answer the research question that has four aims and objectives. To also identify how employees perceive training and development and what factors have an influence on training and development programmes.

Method: The research design that was used for this dissertation was a survey questionnaire. The questionnaire was carefully designed and built upon the literature review. The questionnaire consisted of 29 questions and this was distributed among IT employees working in IT companies within Ireland.

Findings: Based on the questionnaire that was distributed among IT employees working within Ireland, the results showed that employees have strong positive attitudes towards training and development. The results also shows that not only do IT employees have positive attitudes towards training and development, training and development means a great deal to them.

Conclusion: The results show that training and development does has a positive relationship with employee effectiveness. Therefore, IT companies should ensure they provide proper training and development programmers to all their employees.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management > Employee Engagement
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Training and Development
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2019 09:04
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2019 09:04
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/3946

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