Using real-world examples to close the gap between theory and practice, the third edition focuses on a systematic process of identifying training needs, building programs based on job information, and evaluating training in terms of objectives. Wexley and Latham discuss goal-setting theory, new legal thinking, and the training of minorities. This edition features: New--Coverage of technology-based training, which illustrates the impact of computer technology on the delivery of training and development programs. New--An expanded theoretical approaches chapter discusses each approach and how it is being used for training corporate leaders. New--Information is included on the latest societal trends, to help readers understand the issues that impact training. Coverage of training needs shows readers how to find the answers to the where, what, and which questions of training. Training evaluation is covered completely, giving readers the techniques necessary to measure a program's effectiveness.Wexley, Kenneth N. is the author of 'Developing and Training Human Resources in Organizations', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130894977 and ISBN 0130894974.