International Business Management

Year: 2017
Volume: 11
Issue: 2
Page No. 522 - 529

Training and Transferring Knowledge in BMC Group-Vietnam

Authors : Tuan Nham Phong, Yoshi Takahashi, Ngoc Nguyen Nhu and Huong Nguyen Thu

Abstract: This study analyzes the training and transferring of knowledge in BMC joint stock company which specializes in producing agricultural machines in Vietnam. Questionnaire survey and in-depth interview methods are used to collect data and information. This study showed that the mechanism how training inputs lead to training transfer outcomes in BMC fits with our conceptual framework basically. Besides, we also obtained some important clues as well as directions concerning potential variables as mediators and moderators in training transfer at both individual and organizational levels which are able to be integrated in future quantitative analysis. Analysis results showed that leader’s awareness and commitment in training and transferring of knowledge are rather high. The training design is usually taken place according to company’s plan. Some of training contents are successfully applied. However, quantity and quality of trained knowledge application has not been high and effective. BMC is considered as a successful case in the sense of applying new knowledge and skills from training programs to their company, so variety of lessons and implications were drawn for other companies. Finally, suggestions were made for practitioners to improve the effectiveness of training programs and academics to have one more case to understand the conceptual framework.

How to cite this article:

Tuan Nham Phong, Yoshi Takahashi, Ngoc Nguyen Nhu and Huong Nguyen Thu, 2017. Training and Transferring Knowledge in BMC Group-Vietnam. International Business Management, 11: 522-529.

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