Comparative Analysis - Training System of Civil Servants of the Kyrgyz Republic and Japan: Lessons for the Kyrgyz Republic
This paper analyses the Japanese and Kyrgyz civil service training systems, such as On-the-Job Training (OJT), Off-the-Job Training (Off-JT) and mentoring and coaching. It describes their application in detail, in both countries, and in the case of the Kyrgyz training system it highlights the existence and non-existence of various elements when compared with the Japanese system. The author also analysed the strengths and effectiveness of both training systems and he concluded that the Japanese model is a potential model to be adopted by the Kyrgyz Administration in order to strengthen its current system. The article closes with some proposed recommendations.
Keywords: civil service, civil servants, training, on-the-job training, off-the-job training, shared room system, “ringi” system
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