4 Levels Of The Kirkpatrick's Taxonomy

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Kirkpatrick’s Taxonomy is the most widely used model for evaluation of training programs and is known as, “The Four Levels of Learning Evaluation.” This model was first developed by Donald L. Kirkpatrick in 1959 as a series of articles. This model is used for an organization to have a meaningful evaluation of learning programs within the company. As the organization progresses through the four stages of the model the difficulty increases, however, the knowledge learned during the program compensates for the difficulty. The four levels of the Kirkpatrick taxonomy are level one Reaction, Level two Learning, Level three Behavior, and Level 4 Results (Evaluating Training Programs: Kirkpatrick 's 4 Levels, 2010). Level One Reaction is referring …show more content…
Four conditions are necessary for change to occur. The first condition is that the individual must have a desire to change. The next condition is the individual must know what to do and how to do it. The third condition is the individual must work in the right climate. The fourth condition is the person must be rewarded for a change. There are seven guidelines for level three behavior of the Kirkpatrick’s Taxonomy (Evaluating Training Programs: Kirkpatrick 's 4 Levels, …show more content…
In Lativa it was determined with false surveys that there were some problems to be solved within the company. Different training methods are used in the training process, and the emphasis is placed on the enhancing of the knowledge in practice. All the trainees who were interviewed admitted that when starting the training the training process criteria that were or should be improved need to be defined. Knowledge and experience skills should be measured before and after training. One important factor that will indicate the training effectiveness is if the respondents transfer the learned knowledge to the subordinates to increase their competence level which ensures professional operation of the entire team. The results of analyzing data concluded that as a result of training forty-five individuals agreed that they transfer the knowledge obtained in training to their colleagues (Enkuzena, S., & Kliedere, E.,

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