The Influence of Training and Development on Employees’ Performance: The Case of National Motors Corporation P.L.C

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Addis Ababa University


The success of any organization depends very much on the quality of its human resource (employee) is an important asset to any service oriented organization. Training and development helps a great deal in the achievement of new technical knowledge and skills in the different aspects of the organization. The objective of the study was to assess the influence of training and development on employee performance in using National motors Corporation P.L.C. as a case study. The study used both primary and secondary sources of data. A quantitative research approach of the data collection was used and 155 questionnaires were distributed in which 144 of them returned. Stratify sampling method was used and employees was selected from head office, Kality and Akaki branches of the organization with a simple random sampling techniques. The questionnaires data was analyzed using descriptive research method, correlations, and multiple linear regression analysis used by Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS IBM version 21) data analysis tool. The correlation analysis indicates all relationship between the independent variables (induction/orientation, job instruction, job rotation and lecture) and dependent variable (employee performance) are positively and significantly correlated. The result of the multiple linear regression indicates that the independent variables have accounted 73.3% of variance on the dependent variable. Based on the findings of the study, the researcher recommend that in order to enhance employee performance the organization should continue its training program so that it can build and strengthen employee’s competencies.



Employee performance, Off-the-Job training, On-the-Job training