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Master of Business Administration
This thesis will focus on the effect training and development in the workplace on employees job satisfaction.
Research has stated that with the proper kinds of training and development employees will be more satisfied with their jobs overall. Researchers believe that the kinds of training and development given to employees will also improve the overall quality and productivity of the work environment.
With companies trying to move into the global job market training and development has come to the for front of all companies improvement programs. Most of the large companies CEO believe that training and development is the only way in which a company will survive in the business world of today.
The purpose of this study is to determine if training and development in three different manufacturing environments effects job satisfaction . The hypothesis of this study is with proper training and development employees will be more satisfied with their jobs.
Twenty-five participants from Globe and Donaldson and Nineteen from Hudson Valley Polymer were surveyed. Globe had twenty-three males and two females. Donaldson had twenty males and five females. Hudson Valley Polymer had twelve males and seven females. Each participants took a licket scale survey on training and development. The data was analysis by descriptive, inferential statistics and multivariates statistics.
Results of the analysis produced evidence that the employees from Globe, Hudson Valley Polymer and a combined Globe and Hudson Valley Polymer accepted the hypothesis. The employees for these two companies felt the company was doing an acceptable job on training and development and they were satisfied with their jobs. Donaldson on the other hand did not accept the hypothesis but they also did not accept the null hypothesis. Donaldson employees felt that the company was doing a poor job on training and development and they were not satisfied with their jobs.
Applebury, Lora, "Effects of Training and Development on Job Satisfaction" (1998). Theses. 166.
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