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Training for Organizational Transformation

Training for Organizational Transformation
Part 2: Trainers, Consultants and Principals

First Edition
  • Rolf P Lynton - Freelance Consultant, North Carolina
  • Udai Pareek - Distinguished visiting professor, Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur

June 2000 | 414 pages | SAGE India
The second volume in the set addresses the needs of hands-on practitioners of training, and program developers who focus on the training process.

The first section of this volume surveys the position training has in operating systems, with its tasks, available approaches and strategies, and their likely outcomes. The second section deals with establishing particular objectives, scans the range of methods to consider in reaching different objectives, and the staff, time and other specifications for each, and finally, program designs. The last section is about managing programs—developing group and climate, trainers and styles, building in post-training supports, and evaluating training to modify programs in light of it. The volume ends with a chapter on action research. Every chapter has examples from the authors` actual practice, others` formulations, and relevant readings.
Trainer - Consultant - Organizer
Expanding Roles

Training and Learning
Two-Way Transactions

Goals and a Map with Directions
Approaches and Strategies
Establishing Objectives and Preparing the Partners
Training Methods
Designing the Program
Developing the Group and the Climate
Trainers and Training Styles
Evaluation and Follow-Up
Building Competence, Support and the Profession

`The book is clearly written, in a relatively jargon-free style and provides a comprehensive treatise on the subject matter.... This is a good value text for the student and others wanting to fully examine all the issues of training in organizational transformation' - Richard Palmer, Industrial and Commercial Training

Rolf P. Lynton

Rolf P Lynton has had a long career in training and development. He has been associated with many institutions, mostly in India, and also in Indonesia, China, Europe, and the United States of America as a founder–dean, director, or long-term consultant. He has been John Hopkins University/USAID Senior Advisor, Chairman of the International Association of Applied Social Scientists, and has worked with the Ministries of Industry, and Health and Family Welfare in India. He is an emeritus member of the National Training Laboratory in the USA. He has authored many books and papers including Training for Organizational Transformation (co... More About Author

Late Udai Pareek

Udai Pareek was the chairman of the Academy of Human Resource Development and of the Institute of Developmental Research and Statistics. He was a distinguished visiting professor at the Indian Institute of Health Management Research, and also vice-president of its management board. He was on the management/governing boards of JIM, NIMID, NIA, NAM, RSIHFW, EMI, etc. He was also the editor of the Journal of Health Management and consulting editor of the Journal of Applied Behavioural Science. He served as chairman of the governing boards of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), the South Asian... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780761994329