ASQ Employee Development. A Case for Adding an Employee Development System. Employee Development Programs. Ways to Increase Employee Development. Mentoring. Mentoring can help an organization by: Easily transfer skills to new employees Build positive w orkplace r elationships
ASQ Employee Development A Case for Adding an Employee Development System
Ways to Increase Employee Development Mentoring • Mentoring can help an organization by: • Easily transfer skills to new employees • Build positive workplace relationships • Develop managerial skills and employee growth • Can reduce employee turnover
Ways to Increase Employee Development Formal Education • Formal Education opportunities can improve an organization by: • Actively involving the employees in learning • Encourage Lifelong learning • Build Leadership Skills • Increase Employee Retention • Improve job performance
Ways to Increase Employee Development • Performance Appraisals can benefit an organization by: • Setting clear goals for employees • Monitor Progress toward goals/ Employee Performance • Allow for continuous feedback which can increase job performance • Can be done electronically to assess without increased employee costs Performance Appraisal
Developing a Strong Employee Development Program can build • Positive Climate • Positive Relationships • Positive Communication • Positive Meaning • (Pace, 2010) In a study of various not-for-profit organizations, similar to ASQ, companies with more positive climates performed significantly better on profitability, productivity, quality, innovation, customer satisfaction, and employee retention (Pace, 2010). All qualities that can benefit ASQ greatly by improving even a little bit.
Resources Noe, R. A. (2010). Employee training and development (5th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill. Pace, A. (2010). Unleashing positivity in the workplace. Training and Development, 64(1), 40–44. Retrieved from the Academic Research Complete database.