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Hands-On Training by Gary R. Sisson

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PrefaceLow-Cost, High-Return Training

As a training practitioner, I have spent a good deal of my working life documenting jobs and developing systems to help people learn. For over thirty years I have applied numerous up-to-date training methods and have found it fascinating to watch the evolution toward more and more systematic approaches to learning. Yet as effectiveness and efficiency have increased, so has the cost of developing sophisticated training programs. And unfortunately, training professionals still have little ammunition when they face skeptical managers who often weigh the cost of doing nothing at all against what they view as the high cost and unpredictable results of formal training. For all the changes in my chosen profession, ...

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