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Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica
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CAMPOS, Keli Cristina de Lara et al. Assesment of the training and development system in medium and large companies from the state of São Paulo. Psicol. Reflex. Crit. [online]. 2004, vol.17, n.3, pp. 435-446. ISSN 1678-7153. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-79722004000300015.
Nowadays work learning is becoming more and more relevant, a fact that leads to training investiments. This research aimed to evaluate this system and to do so 300 companies from Sao Paulo state with more than 100 employees were investigated. The questionnaires have been sent by mail and returned in 60 days, the maximum. The results show little control in training expenses, since 44,67% of the companies do not know the amount spent in training; 70,33% of the companies confirm that they systematically analyze the training needs, while 73,67% control the efficiency of training. The most used way of controlling training is informal feedback (50,33%). Future needs of training are located in the business administration and strategy areas, (12,22%), personnel management and supervision (11,78%). Although many companies have recognized the need of learning new abilities, the resources invested in training are not enough systematized enough, then requesting more attention.
Keywords : Human resources; system of training and development; companies from the state of São Paulo.