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So is it full marks all round to India’s business leaders? Well, not quite, because some of them stand accused of not giving due importance to training. Training is recognized as an integral part of work and development if an organization is to be successful, with the USA spending billions of dollars on employee training and development. However, look closely at large and important companies in emerging markets, including India and China, and it can be seen that, in spite of enormous business opportunities, many of them are still falling short of their operational and revenue goals.
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The Publisher wishes to retract the precis article “India needs to improve training image: Multinationals doing better than local-origin firms”, published in Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal, Vol. 29 No. 2, 2015. It has come to the attention of Emerald Publishing that this precis article contains large sections of unattributed text taken from the original research article “Importance and performance of managerial training in Indian companies an empirical study”, by Harsh Sharma, published in Journal of Management Development, Vol. 33 No. 2, 2014.
Precis articles are intended to summarise original academic research articles for a different audience, and should not include verbatim passages from the original articles. This error occurred due to a miscommunication in the commissioning process.
To avoid any repeated incidents of this nature, Emerald has fully revised its guidelines and briefed its Commissioning Editors. Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal sincerely apologises to the original authors and its readers for this error. The original article can be viewed here: https://doi.org/10.1108/JMD-11-2013-0144.
(2015), "India needs to improve training image: Multinationals doing better than local-origin firms", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 29 No. 2, pp. 26-28. https://doi.org/10.1108/DLO-01-2015-0006
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