Training and Development

Theories and Applications

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About the book

Provides a complete idea of the nuances of training and development in an organizational setting through appropriate treatment of theories and real-life cases.

Training and Development: Theories and Applications provides readers with a suitable backdrop to understand the complexities of training and development theories. It aims at making the concepts relevant and easier to understand and put them to practice in real-life situations. This comprehensive textbook has been developed after a thorough study of the syllabuses of major universities and management institutes in India, with adequate inputs from various professional bodies specializing in training and development. The book not only aims to address the requirements of students but also satisfies the needs of training and development instructors and human resource professionals.


  • Balanced discussions on theories and applications with examples from the corporate world in India and abroad.

  • Contemporary topics such as e-training, technology-based training, cross-cultural training, and organizational development and training.

  • Opening vignette in each chapter, case-lets and chapter-end comprehensive case study.

  • Rich chapter-end features including general and critical review questions and ‘Special Activity for Practitioners’, a practice-based assignment.