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JAS delivers cheaper, more effective employee development

JAS delivers cheaper, more effective employee development Purpose – Observes how the introduction of a new learning-management system has made training easier, cheaper and more effective at international freight-forwarder JAS. Design/methodology/approach – Examines the reasons for the new system, the form it takes and the advantages it has brought. Findings – Explains that using the system makes things easier for the end-users who have one place to go for their learning materials. It has allowed the company to evaluate end-users’ knowledge of products and services. Practical implications – Reveals that the cost of delivering each individual piece of learning to any and every user is less than 20 USA cents. Social implications – Highlights the benefits of a learning-management system for organizations with large numbers of geographically dispersed employees. Originality/value – Describes a system that has helped JAS to standardize its approach to training globally, allowing consistent, controlled messaging and has created a method and process by which JAS can assess and evaluate its employees’ skills, knowledge base and areas for improvement. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Human Resource Management International Digest Emerald Publishing

JAS delivers cheaper, more effective employee development

Human Resource Management International Digest , Volume 23 (1): 3 – Jan 12, 2015

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0967-0734
DOI
10.1108/HRMID-12-2014-0157
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Abstract

Purpose – Observes how the introduction of a new learning-management system has made training easier, cheaper and more effective at international freight-forwarder JAS. Design/methodology/approach – Examines the reasons for the new system, the form it takes and the advantages it has brought. Findings – Explains that using the system makes things easier for the end-users who have one place to go for their learning materials. It has allowed the company to evaluate end-users’ knowledge of products and services. Practical implications – Reveals that the cost of delivering each individual piece of learning to any and every user is less than 20 USA cents. Social implications – Highlights the benefits of a learning-management system for organizations with large numbers of geographically dispersed employees. Originality/value – Describes a system that has helped JAS to standardize its approach to training globally, allowing consistent, controlled messaging and has created a method and process by which JAS can assess and evaluate its employees’ skills, knowledge base and areas for improvement.

Journal

Human Resource Management International DigestEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 12, 2015

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