Invited reaction: Scanning for performance value

Richard J. Torraco

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Scanning for training‐needs information is an important first step in the development of relevant, effective training. The larger organizational context in which training interventions are being considered dictates the inclusion of core measures of the organization's business performance as primary sources of information. Without a need to improve organizational performance, training is at best an optional organizational activity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)353-360
Number of pages8
JournalHuman Resource Development Quarterly
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management


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