Assume the position of a consultant hired to assess the approach towards orientation and induction programmes for new recruits of an organization that is engaged in manufacturing and marketing electrical accessories in Asia (India, Sri Lanka) and in the Middle East.
1) What factors would you consider when developing an orientation programme for newly recruited marketing assistants? Develop a comprehensive orientation programme for these marketing assistants who are to be employed, promoting company products, in the newly established sales areas. You need to indicate all relevant topics you intend to cover together with the reason for providing such information, in this orientation programme and how such information would promote higher performance on the part of these new recruits.
2) what factors would you consider in developing an introduction programme for new recruits who are to be employed in the maintenance division of the organization? Develop an introduction programme for these new recruits bringing in all relevant factors.