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Leader’S Influences On Training Effectiveness

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  • Bilal Afsar

    (Department of Management Sciences Hazara University)

  • Asad Shahjehan

    (Department of Management Sciences Hazara University)

  • Zia Ur Rehman

    (Department of Management Sciences Hazara University)

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    Abstract

    Training effectiveness is a function of trainee characteristics, training design andcontextual factors. Social exchanges in the work environment have received less attention comparedwith other training effectiveness predictors. We focus on the extent to which leaders (through theirrelationships and exchanges with followers) influence skill transfer, maintenance and generalization. Wealso examine two intervening processes (training motivation and outcome expectancy). Our findings,based on surveys from 450 employees, argue for the importance of leader–member exchange for trainingtransfer, with training motivation and outcome expectancy as intervening mechanisms.

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    Article provided by Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia in its journal Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 12 ()
    Pages: 11

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    Handle: RePEc:alu:journl:v:2:y:2010:i:12:p:11

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    Keywords: Training motivation; leader–member exchange; training maintenance and training outcomes;

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