motorola case analysis

motorola case analysis

Training and Development

Ravina Kuttikar

Roll No.: 1331

Department of Management Studies

Goa University

Employee Training and
Development at Motorola

Motorola was founded in 1928 when the Galvin brothers, Paul and Joseph, set up the Galvin Manufacturing Corporation, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Its first product was a "battery eliminator," which allowed the consumers to operate radios directly using household current instead of batteries.
After the continuous invention in 1986, Motorola invented the Six Sigma quality improvement process.
It became a global standard.

What is training?
Training is the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and competencies as a result of the teaching of vocational or practical skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies.

Evolution or growth of training function
For nearly eight decades, (Motorola) has been recognized as one of the best providers of training to its employees in the world.
Motorola began training its employees' right in 1928, the year of its inception, on the factory floor as purely technical product training.
Training, at that time, just meant teaching new recruits how to handle the manufacturing equipment to perform various predetermined tasks assigned to them.

Process of training
a. Organizational Objectives and Strategies :
The first step in the training process is an organization in the assessment of its objectives and strategies.
b. Needs Assessment :
Needs assessment diagnoses present problems and future challenge to be met through training and development. 
c. Training and Development Objectives :
Once training needs are assessed, training and development goals must be established.
d. Conducting Training Activities :
 At the job itself. On site but not the job for example in a training room in the company. Off site such as a university, college classroom hotel, etc.

e. Designing training and...

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