Evidence suggests that the employees who already have the highest skill levels in an organization are the most likely to receive further training, while the lower-skilled employees most in need of training are less likely to receive it, either because those employees decline opportunities or because they are not selected to participate.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
- Why might the situation described above happen?
- What criteria should be used to determine who is selected to participate in training programs?
- How can organizations encourage lower-skilled employees to take advantage of elective training opportunities?