International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Systematic Construction and Influential Factors of Training Needs Assessment
Jen-Chia Chang, Tseng-Chang Chiang, Chen Kun yi

The study found that training needs assessment(TNA) using the dimensions of strategic competence, organizational performance gap & competencies gap, which is consistent with McGhee and Thayer's three-fold analysis. This study used questionnaires and exploratory factor analysis found four factors that affect TNA: (1) mastering problems and analyses, (2) mastering organizational development, (3) mastering resource applications, and (4) capability for intervention implementation. In this study, 193 HRD practitioners in charge of organizational training were regarded as the research samples to analyze the influential factors of TNA, and it was found that “mastering organizational development” was significantly related to organizational scale, and “capability for intervention implementation” was significantly related to training performance.

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