Needs Analysis, Team Analysis And Organizational Analysis: Riordan Manufacturing

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Register to read the introduction… What are the timeframes for completing the exercise?
How is training needs analysis perceived in the organization?
Second, where will the data be gathered to identify needs? A good starting point is to consider the following: questionnaires, surveys, interviews, performance appraisals, test, and document reviews.
S.W.OT. Team Analysis
The training needs analysis technique Roldan Manufacturing chose is a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats). A SWOT training needs analysis identifies internal and external factors (both favorable and unfavorable) of the company through brainstorming and specifying an objective. Below is Riordan Manufacturing’s SWOTT analysis (University of Phoenix, 2013).
Strengths. Riordan Manufacturing has three main strengths: Brainstorming, instant messaging, and meetings. Brainstorming discussions helped identify many user requirements that the techinical team could assess for usefulness. The use of instant messanger (IM) for conversations between all team members ensures efficient communication. Weekly face-to-face meetings with all team members gives individules time to compare updates and discuss disagreements (University of Phoenix,
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This paper has explained in detailed the organizational analysis, a team analysis, and task analysis. Organization analysis has three strategic objectives which are financial, customers, and the market. Riordan evaluates each employee in which three separate evaluations are given. The test defines the cognitive, results, and return on investments based on outcomes. Team analysis helps the team improve on the job, by evaluating it for possible opportunities. The task analysis is improving skills so Riordan can bring the best product to their customers. Riordan has a team that uses creative thinking skills to improve and develop new products. Riordan manufacturing team comes up with ways to use the team’s knowledge to their advantage. (University of Phoenix,

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