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Approaches to Training and Development by Elwood F. Holton, Dugan Laird, Sharon Naquin

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17
Selecting and Retaining the T&D Staff

The Barefoot T&D Specialists

You’ve heard, of course, about the shoemaker’s children?
They went barefoot!
Sometimes barefoot employees show up in T&D departments. They work for T&D managers, or for Directors of Human Resources Development, who develop the employees of every department except their own!
We cannot really call these people “neglected professionals” because their lack of expertise prevents them from ever becoming professional. Like the naked feet of the shoemaker’s offspring, their missing competencies represent a pathetic and ironic training need: They do not practice T&D effectively because they do not know how to.
This chapter examines methods for putting the right people into the human ...

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