The Impact of Peer Group Interaction on Training Effectiveness: Mediating Role of Training Motivation and Transfer Climate

Varun Elembilassery


This conceptual article proposes a new research model to examine the relationship between Peer Group Interaction and Training Effectiveness. It is hypothesized that the relationship between Peer Group Interaction and Training Effectiveness will be moderated by conducive Transfer Climate and positive Training Motivation. The article begins with a description of the enormous investments done and the accompanying ambiguity in the field of Training and Development to establish the need for studying Training Effectiveness. Further, the theoretical background of each variable is explained in detail. Based on the recent studies in this field, alternate arguments are deduced and a new model for research is proposed. Finally, the plausible limitations of the proposed model is discussed and the article concludes by asserting that the variables in study are lesser focused but easier to implement in real time.

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