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Title: Advantages and pitfalls of training in a Lebanese manufacturing Company: a qualitative approach
Authors: Tangoukian, Antranig
Abou Hamad, Jennifer
Menassa, Elie 
Affiliations: Department of Business Administration 
Keywords: Benefits
Manufacturing Company
Subjects: Training
Issue Date: 2016
Part of: MENA journal of business case studies
Volume: 2016
Not long ago, companies started investing millions of dollars on training and educating their workforce on new skills and improving prior skills. This increase in investment in training is mainly due to the rapid changes in technology and intense competition in the open market. However, this investment varied from one company to another. Training is a tool and a way to acquire new and different set of knowledge, skills and attitudes that are work related, and can have short and long term benefits for the employee and the organization. Training and development is a new process in the Lebanese market. From the many positive effects and benefits of training on companies and organizations, working conditions and career development are considered the most vital, especially to manufacturing companies. The purpose of this article is to identify the benefits and the challenges of training. Hence, a qualitative exploratory approach is used. Managers from one of the leading Lebanese manufacturing company were interviewed to detect their perceptions about the effect of training on their employees and to determine on what basis the training is provided to employees.
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Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Department of Business Administration

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