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Effects of training practices on employees’ performance in east Addis Ababa District of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia

Mesfin Lemma
Eshetu Alemu


Training is the act of enhancing the knowledge, skill, and attitude of an individual for doing a particular job. In the present situation training is increasingly viewed as a means of not only fostering the growth of the individual employee but as an integrated part of organizational growth. Employee performance is normally looked at in terms of outcome. This research examined the effects of training practice on employee performance in commercial bank of Ethiopia (CBE) at East Addis Ababa District. To achieve the objectives of this study descriptive survey and explanatory research design was used. Data was collected through questionnaire from a sample of 234 those were selected using simple random sampling method and interview for managers of CBE. The data collected from the questionnaire were analyzed using inferential and descriptive Statistical tools such as mean, standard deviation, correlation, and multiple regression analysis. The results of this study indicate that, training practice dimension such as (need assessment, training objectives, training methods, selection of trainees and trainers, implementation of training program and evaluation and feedback) have positive and significant relationship with and have significantly contribute 58.4% to employee’s knowledge, skills and attitudes. On the other hand, employee’s knowledge, skills and attitudes have positive and significant relationship with and contribute 61.3% to employee performance. Based on the findings of the study, the researchers recommend starting need assessment. to analyzing organization, task and people level, doing the training evaluation and feedback before, during and after training; reassessing training objectives and design as much as possible SMARTER objectives.

Keywords: Attitudes, employee performance, knowledge, skills and training process