1. Blanchard and Thacker (2013) state that on-the-job training is “the most frequently used training method” (p. 225). Have you experienced any on-the-job training? If so, were any of Gagne-Briggs’ Nine Events incorporated into the training?
Blanchard, P. N., & Thacker, J. W. (2013). Effective training: Systems, strategies, and practices (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson. 2. You have been asked to develop a diversity awareness training session for managers. This will be the first in a series. The goal of this first session is to introduce the company’s policy regarding diversity and the importance of having a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusiveness. Review the examples of learning objectives in the Writing Good Learning Objectives (I-TECH, 2010) reading, then write two specific learning objectives for the session and discuss why you think they will ensure that the training goal is achieved. 3. Give an example of a time you were in a team that was experienced Groupthink, or where the team took a “trip to Abilene.” Explain what happened and why. 4.
Do you think that individuals or groups are better decision makers? Justify your choice.
5. What are some steps you can take to prevent Groupthink in your groups or teams? Please answer those 5 question and if you can justify answers with good resources.