I’m having trouble getting my staff to accept their responsibility for training other employees. What should I do to help them understand that training is a team effort and not just the responsibility of human resources?
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Our organization is having difficulty getting staff members to learn and perform other tasks to cover for sick days or vacation. Our management has appointed a team to help set up a functional system for cross-training. What is the best approach to get employees to understand and accept the concept of multitasking?