Instrumentos de referencia generales y específicos para medir la transferencia de formación en una organización de transporte en Canadá


  • Aitana González Ortiz de Zárate Universidad a Distancia de Madrid
  • Gary N. McLean Assumption University of Thailand


Se analiza la transferencia de formación y su relación con algunos de los factores de transferencia a través de diferentes instrumentos en una organización de transporte canadiense. A través de un diseño transversal se aplicaron tres escalas a conductores de camión tras una formación en cabina. La transferencia percibida fue mayor cuando se aplicó un instrumento de referencia general en lugar de un instrumento de referencia específica, lo que implica que la elección del instrumento pudo influenciar en los resultados y resalta la relevancia de la elección de la escala en el diseño de los estudios. Mientras que las correlaciones entre la satisfacción con la formación, la relevancia del contenido y la motivación con la transferencia y la transferencia fueron diferentes al utilizar un instrumento general y uno específico, la correlación entre el interés del supervisor y la transferencia no difirió. Este estudio aporta evidencia empírica sobre la medición de la transferencia a través de diferentes instrumentos. Esta evidencia puede ser útil en diseños de investigación de estudios de transferencia para mejorar la operativización del constructo. Se discuten implicaciones para la teoría y la práctica.

Palabras clave

transferencia de formación, factores de transferencia, instrumentos de medida, referencia general vs. específica, desarrollo de recursos humanos


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Biografía del autor/a

Aitana González Ortiz de Zárate, Universidad a Distancia de Madrid

Profesora en Udima en áreas relacionadas con la psicología, la educación y las personas. Recursos humanos.




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