Assessment of the effectiveness of employees training and development in private work organisation in Tanzania: a case of Tanzania international container terminal services Ltd

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2014
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University of Dar es Salaam
Abstract
The study was designed to assess effectiveness of employee training and development practices on private work organization in Tanzania. The specific objectives of the study were to identify training programmes at TICTS and whether these programmes are adhered to, to investigate which training methods are preferred by TICTS, and to investigate the Employee attitude on the training practices of the organization.The study employed quantitative approach. The data were collected through documentary sources, questionnaires, and observation and it was analysed using SPSS for initial data analysis where descriptive analysis were run to get frequency distribution. The findings reveal that training programmes at TICTS are trainings aimed to increase work experience, job development, and awareness of health and safety to employees at places of work. In addition, the findings indicate that these training programmes are not adhered to due to lack of fund and top management support. In addition, the findings indicate that technology based learning, on the job training, lecturing and outdoor trainings are preferred teaching methods used by TICTS. In addition, the findings indicate that employees at TICTS had positive attitude towards training and development as they favoured best practices that are important for training and development. The study recommends that TICTS should review their current Human Resource policy that will take care of employee skills development, mechanism that will help top management support the HR department and ensure that trainers use participatory method when teaching employees.
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Available in print form, East Africana Collection, Dr. Wilbert Chagula Library, Class mark (THS EAF HF5549.5.T7T34R56)
Keywords
Employees, Training of, Tanzania International Container Terminal Services Ltd, Tanzania
Citation
Rhombo, J.J. (2014) Assessment of the effectiveness of employees training and development in private work organisation in Tanzania: a case of Tanzania international container terminal services Ltd, Master dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam