Voices: Human Capital

lead tom moriartyHuman Capital is a monthly column for plant managers, department managers, supervisors and aspiring leaders. This column provides a blend of leadership and organizational development concepts with practical applications and insight. Look for Plant Services Contributing Editor Tom Moriarty for leadership topics to expand your leadership toolkit.

Getting value from leadership training

Tom Moriarty explains how to quantify the value of increased productivity and retention, reduced grievances.

By Tom Moriarty
May 11, 2015

Surveys, studies, and direct experience with results from leadership training often reflects disappointment in the return on investment (ROI). Leadership training should have a very high ROI, and it would if the information that is presented were applied back at the plant. Training that is well designed and presented to attendees should enable them to return to the plant ready to apply what they’ve learned. This of course assumes the attendees were engaged: they paid attention, took notes, asked questions, etc.

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