Examining the influence of training design and employee self efficacy on training transfer: Empirical study of insurance sector

Pooja Sharma, Richa Sharma

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In a present complex and competitive scenario, organizations need to retain talented and competent employees who perform excellent work in a congenial environment. Insurance industries are taking necessary steps to improve and enhance the work force for achieving organizational success. The purpose of the research is to examine the positive and significant impact of training design and employee self efficacy on the training transfer in the context of insurance sector. Three variables were being examined, which includes training or transfer design, and self efficacy as an independent variable and transfer of training as a dependent variable. For this purpose data was collected from one hundred fifty employees from various two insurance companies in India especially Delhi through questionnaires. Data from target respondents was analyzed in the form of reliability analysis. Reliability test was applied to validate questionnaire. Multiple regression was applied to find the impact of independent variables on dependent variable. Findings of the study revealed that transfer design and self efficacy have a positive and significant impact on the transfer of training. Our study provides a refresh insight of the positive influence of training practices for increasing employees’ capabilities. This study has several managerial implications and directions for future research.


Keywords


Insurance sector, self efficacy, training design and transfer of training.

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