The following essay questions were developed using information from Chapters 1 and 2 of the text. Attached below chapters. Please provide substantive and meaningful responses to demonstrate your understanding of the topics presented. Responses should be 200 words or more per question. Apply APA citing protocol.
1. The CEO of ABC company has reviewed the annual productivity reports. The findings indicated that the actual organizational performance is less than the expected organizational performance. To close the gap, the CEO has decided to meet with management to discuss the development of a training program. The CEO’s decision to act was the result of what type of event? Does this type of event have to occur before training needs are identified? Explain your response.
2. Explain the difference between the organizational performance gap and the future oriented gap. Provide an example of each and discuss the impact of the different gaps on the organizational strategy.
3. why training professionals need OD competencies. Explain why OD professionals need training competencies. How do these two professions interrelate when it comes to training and development?
4.What factors might inhibit HRD managers from developing a strategic planning approach to training? How might these factors be overcome?
5.Consider the following problem-solving model. On the basis of the discussion in Chapter 1, describe how the training process model is or is not consistent with this model.
· Define and understand the problem.
· Define the cause of the problem.
· Identify potential solutions to the problem.
· Select the solution that provides the most benefits for the least cost.
· Develop an action plan for putting the solution in place.