Case Study on Factors Affecting Training Need Assessment in Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine librarians

Alemayehu Abebe


Training need assessment is also the process of collecting information about an employees or tasks that helps to specify the training need or performance deficiency. This study examined to assess factors that affect training need Assessment in Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine librarians that used questionnaire, interviews, observation and document review as instrument of data collection. Simple random method was used to select samples from the target population and the study employed quantitative and qualitative data types from primary and secondary data source. The quantitative data analyzed in descriptive (frequency, percentage) by SPSS version 20 and presented in table and graph forms. The qualitative data were also analyses in systematic narration. The results of this study revealed that there is not a regular system on delivering training program and weak in supervising the employees by higher manager. Regarding on the training every decision is held by the higher manager without a systematic and detail information gathering about individual, there performance and the level of their skill.  The survey data revel that lack of attention from the higher manager on training need assessment due to workload, lack of proper training program and Lack of facilities and logistics were the main reason for the failure of training activities in library. Therefore, Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine should be provide attention on training need assessment the lead to prepare any training for the right people at the right time for filling the gap to create a good work environment that directly help to improve library service.

Keywords: Training, Training Need Assessment, library, JUCAVM

DOI: 10.7176/JTHS/42-01

Publication date:July 31st 2019

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