DOI :10.24924/ijelt/2019.04/v4.iss1/1.10
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INFLUENCE OF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE IN NUTRITIONAL INDUSTRY, MALAYSIA

Ng So Karm

FTMS College, Malaysia

Ananthalakshmi Mahadevan

FTMS College, Malaysia

Keywords: Training, Development, Feedback, self-paced learning

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Abstract

The major objective of this research is to find out the influence of training and development on employee performance in nutritional industry. The independent variables used in this research are on the job training, feedback, training design, self-paced training and the dependent variable used is employee performance. A sample size of 36 employees who attended the training for the past 12 months (from Aug 2017 to Aug 2018) is the target group in this study to receive the online google survey questionnaire via WhatsApp. Likert Scale is adopted in this research questions by requesting participants to answer the five degrees of agreement or disagreement questions. All primary data received from the 28 questions is then exported to Statistical Package for the Social Science (SPSS) software to perform statistical analysis on normality of the data, reliability test, what is the correlation between variables. Based on the result of descriptive statistic, the highest mean score is on the job training and followed by training design, feedback and self-paced training hence. The correlation values showed a positive significant relationship between all the independent variables with employee performance. It is concluded that training and development has positive significant influence on employee performance.

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