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Effects of employees training on the organizational competitive advantage: Empirical study of Private Sector of Islamabad, Pakistan


  • Abeeha Batool

    () (York University (Schulich School of Business), Toronto, Canada)

  • Bariha Batool

    () (McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)


Non Government Organizations existed in Pakistan are performing noble work with welfare and rehabilitation to less fortune people. These organizations are facing problem of staff turnover, due to lack of motivation and low employees satisfaction level. These two factors could be addressed through extending opportunities of learning, developing and imparting on-hand training and workforce experience. Training & Development facets include learning experience, training quality and training design. The effect of employees training has been analyzed as to how it brings competitive advantage to an organization. Variables were analyzed through the results of various scholars on the subjects. Result reveals positive relations between training & development and competitive advantage. On the origin of these outcome, it have be recommended that trainer quality, training design and learning experience shall be accorded due consideration for deriving job satisfaction. Learning ability and education shall be given importance upon selection of employees. To improve training outcome, feedback from the employer shall be obtained and improvement are instituted.

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  • Abeeha Batool & Bariha Batool, 2012. "Effects of employees training on the organizational competitive advantage: Empirical study of Private Sector of Islamabad, Pakistan," Far East Journal of Psychology and Business, Far East Research Centre, vol. 6(5), pages 59-72, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:fej:articl:v:6a:y:2012:i:5:p:59-72

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    1. Ambrose, Maureen L., 2002. "Contemporary justice research: A new look at familiar questions," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 89(1), pages 803-812, September.
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    1. Muhammad Waqas Chughtai & Zulfiqar Ali Nadeem, 2016. "Exploring the Effects of Training and Development Practices on Organization Performance: A Case Study of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority," Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Management Studies, Asian Online Journal Publishing Group, vol. 3(1), pages 47-55.
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    Employee training; Competitive advantage; Training;

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    • M1 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration


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