Keeping Up

Training and development

Identification of needs, training design, and evaluation. Designing, implementing and evaluating teaching programs aimed at enhancing the skills and abilities of workers.

Key Tasks

  • Training needs Analysis
  • Designing a range of training materials
  • Delivering training
  • Evaluation of training
  • Developing Induction programmes
  • Worker mentoring such as for management positions.
  • Individual development planning
  • Succession planning
  • Coaching

Internet Links

NZ Research

  • Waitoki, W. (2012). The Development and Evaluation of a Cultural Competency Training Programme for Psychologists Working with Maori: A Training Needs Analysis. (Thesis, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)). University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
  • Bryson, J. and Hosken, C. (2005). What Does it Mean to be a Culturally Competent I/O Psychologist in New Zealand?. The New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 34 (2).
  • Jackson, D.J.R., Carr, S.C., Edwards, M., Thorn, K., Allfree, N., Hooks, J., and Inkson, K. (2005). Exploring the Dynamics of New Zealand’s Talent Flow. The New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 34 (2).
  • Singer, M. (1989). Gender differences in leadership aspirations. The New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 17 (2).
  • Electronic Journal of Radical Organization Theory

    General Training
  • Networks

    Other Activities

    • Ask a peer to critically review your work
    • Prepare or review a best practice guideline in the area
    • Aim to read an article regularly and review it for the practical implications for your work
    • Canvas a post graduate University Course to refresh your approach and be exposed to the latest literature