4-8 OJT and Opportunities for this
Conducting OJT with a well-prepared plan is important but you don't have to stick rigidly to this plan. It is important to take advantage of every available opportunity to conduct OJT effectively. Supervisors are expected to undertake OJT along the guidelines of a pre-determined plan but at the same time remain flexible enough not to miss other appropriate opportunities for conducting OJT.
・What opportunities are appropriate for conducting OJT ?
Sheet 57 OJT and Opportunities for this
4-9 OJT & Method of this
Although there is no model for OJT, there are various methods in which it may be conducted. Supervisors must choose the best method according to the situation of the time.
・What methods are there for conducting OJT ?
Sheet 58 OJT & Methods of Conducting this
4-10 OJT that is Appropriate to the Situation
OJT may be conducted flexibly at any time. Supervisors must therefore fully understand the present situation and conduct OJT at any appropriate timing.
・When conducting OJT, what situations are supervisors required to take into consideration ?
Sheet 59 OJT Appropriate to the Circumstances
When speaking of guiding employees, most people think in terms of teaching.
・What points should be taken care of for teaching employees effectively ?
・For a person to be taught effectively, what must they take care of themselves ?
Sheet 60 Effective Teaching and Learning Methods
4-12 Explanation, Discussion and Debate
Guiding employees is conducted through daily contact with staff. Supervisors may not even be aware that they are conducting OJT but explanations, discussion and verbal communication with employees all provide good opportunities for this. Let's think about how we may take advantage of these opportunities.
・When supervisors explain information to their staff, what points must they be careful of ?
・When supervisors communicate with staff, what points must they be careful of ?
・When supervisors discuss issues with their staff, what points must they be careful of ?
Sheet 61 Explanation, Discussion and Debate