Read the material at the sites listed below to help guide you in understanding needs with relation to your management problem.
Needs Assessment: http://alumnus.caltech.edu/~rouda/T2_NA.html
Employee Training Needs Assessment: https://youtu.be/CLr0Z8v4qOc
Complete a Needs Assessment by submitting a 2-4 page paper discussing the client’s needs with relation to the management problem you are studying.
Some questions you can explore to help you are:
What is the problem?
How is the desired performance related to the current performance?
How does the desired performance relate to the mission statement?
Is the problem organization-wide or isolated to one or a few individuals?
Have organizational initiatives created the problem?
Does the problem relate to individual performance issues?
Is training adequate to support the desired outcome?
Is the issue related to job design?
What criteria are used to measure performance?
Is performance criteria appropriate, i.e. attainable and measurable?