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Past Issue • Jan-Mar 2010

How Training Jump-starts Employee Performance

Knowledge firms have long understood that their most valuable asset is their human capital. This is especially true in the context of IT services firms, where the ever-changing technology landscape necessitates large investments in employee training. We have seen the sprawling campuses of Google, Infosys, and Wipro, with dedicated training showpieces. The output of the Indian education system, while producing engineers and MBAs by lakhs, is still not deemed by employers as “work ready.” No wonder that companies spend the first six months or so of their employees’ tenure in foundation training.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

  • NISHTHA-LANGER

    Nishtha Langer

    Assistant Professors of Information Systems at the ISB.
  • Amit-mehra

    Amit Mehra

    Associate Professor of Information Systems and ISB Research Fellow and also the Joint Executive Director, SRITNE at the ISB.
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