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"Human resource Development (HRD) is a fundamental element of successful human resource management. Describe the stages in the HRD model and compare and contrast this with the systematic training model."

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  • Submitted: 05/04/2004
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GCSE People in Business

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"Human resource Development (HRD) is a fundamental element of successful human resource management. Describe the stages in the HRD model and compare and contrast this with the systematic training model."

Human Resource Development (HRD) is the means used to support the mission of human resource management, which is to maximize employee performance. The purpose of HRD is to provide people the means by which to perform their current job or any other tasks they will be performing in the foreseeable future. HRD either creates or enhances the capability of the employee. HRD balances management's need for a competent workforce with employees' needs for successful careers. Thus, HRD focuses on employee and organizational capability.

Human Resource Development can also be defined by its functions:

Performance

Assessment and appraisal

Needs assessment and analysis

Development Activities

Evaluation and Transfer of learning

Each of these elements can be linked together to give a HRD model, see diagram below:

EXPLAIN STAGES

The performance of the employee is under a continuous cycle of assessment and analysis by their line manager.

Gaps between work performance and performance criteria need to be identified, the solution is training

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