The 16%

Often, the question, “Who needs development activity?” is easily answered due to substandard performance, internal or external customer complaints, poor performance ratings, etc. On the other hand, development activity may be necessary due to a promotion that involves gaining additional skills, adhering to new laws, transitioning from peer to leader, etc. Regardless, ongoing employee analysis enhances an employer’s ability to move an organization’s business strategy forward while ensuring the right people get the right development activity at the right time.

Most organizations employ a diverse workforce comprised of employees with various degrees of knowledge, skills, and competencies. These employees are an organization’s human capital, and its greatest asset. Employee analysis helps identify who in the organization needs training and development. Employee analysis involves determining the root cause of performance deficiencies and answers questions including but not limited to:

· Do employees lack knowledge, skills, or abilities?

· Who needs development…

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