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Cross-Training

The act or practice of training employees to perform multiple jobs if necessary. For example, a salesperson may train the office manager to make sales calls and the office manager may show the salesperson how to pay vendors. This way, if the salesperson goes on maternity leave or the office manager is fired, the company is able to function while a replacement is found.
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So make sure to use the inclined ramp of the treadmill or the cross training arms of the elliptical trainer bought from Charleston Fitness Equipment Store, the next time you hit the gym or do a workout on your home gym.
Fellow Rotana Housekeeping executive housekeeper Dhan Singh Kaintura said: "We encourage them to do cross training in other departments to find their potential in F&B or admin area like finance so that when the opportunity comes up they have the experience.
The 23-year-old crashed in the first ski cross training session at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park and was immediately taken to hospital in Krasnaya Polyana for surgery on a spinal fracture, the federation said.
Cross training is a method of training in which employees are assigned to different jobs to expand their skills base and to learn more various parts of the organization (Hsin et al, 2005).
He believes cross training needs to occur throughout HR, particularly at the administrative level.
Cross training is a great way to condition different muscle groups, develop a new set of skills and reduce the boredom that occurs from doing the same exercise routine over and over.
WOODHEAD By cross training your workouts are also more interesting and the workload is distributed throughout the whole body.
COMPETITIVE ATHLETES ARE ENCOURAGED to participate in cross training activities that will exercise muscle groups differently than how they are normally used in their specific sport.
Indeed, bench strength certainly implies significant cross training as well as repetitition within the management and employee ranks of an organization.
Cross training creates a team of workers that is more knowledgeable, can easily replace each other when circumstances warrant, and that gains new confidence regarding their professional expertise.
This volume consists of 10 chapters that present guidelines for designing cross training programs, as well as information on best practices and research models.
This kind of cross training expands employees' skills, boosts their confidence levels, reduces the amount of time and effort spent managing people and keeps them motivated and on-board.