This article is intended to provide the necessary tools to attack the causes of management training failures.
The top ten managerial training failures identified from a sample of 323 seasoned managers in rapidly changing organizations are discussed along with specific suggested solutions.
A revised content analysis revealed the most frequently cited causes of why organizations fail to train their managers properly.
The findings provide an up‐to‐date list of the causes of ineffective training and the discussion focuses on ways to close the managerial skills gap by providing specific solutions to identified problems.
Longenecker, C. and Fink, L. (2006), "Closing the management skills gap: a call for action", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 20 No. 1, pp. 16-19. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777280610637092Download as .RIS
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