Human Resource Development• Human Resource Development (HRD) is the framework for helping employees develop their personal and organizational skills, knowledge and abilities.• A set of systematic and planned activities designed by an organization or HR department to provide its members with the necessary skills to meet current and future job demands.
HRD Strategies “ HRD Strategies are a plan that defines how the humanresources would be utilized through the use of an integratedarray of training, organizational development and career developmentefforts to achieve individual, organizational objectives.”
Major HRD StrategiesCommunications Strategy: In today’s changing scenario, it is essential to educate andtrain employees about the changeAccountability And Ownership Strategy: Employee’s accountability and ownership leads to higherproductivity and customer acceleration.Quality Strategy: Quality needs to be fostered in the employees throughtraining and development.
Cost Reduction Strategy:Every employee’s contribution in savings is crucial as smallcontributions from each employee can be pooled by organizations tosave substantial savings at the end of a given period and enhance itscompetitive strategy.Intrapreneurship Strategy:Every employee needs to be an independent entrepreneur, who cangenerate ideas and bring them to reality by using the existing resourcesand support of the org to create innovative and creative products andservices.Culture Building strategy:Org’s valuing its employees have a sustainable competitive edge overcompetitors because employees are highly charged, motivated andcommitment to the org.
Systematic Training Strategy:The planning and organization of formal on-job training andoff-job training leads to improving vital employeecharacteristics, build and sustain appropriate work cultureand brings in more professionalism in action.Learning Strategy:Continuous development and learning environments promoteself development of employees, of self and by self.
Goals of HRD To enable the capability of each employee as an individual in relation to his present & future role. To develop relationship between each employee & his/her supervisor. Integration of people development with the organizational development. To develop team spirit in people working in an organization. To develop the human resources philosophy for the entire organization & get the top management committed to it openly. To develop cooperation & Collaboration among different units of the organization.
Maximization of learning opportunities of individuals in an organisation To maintain the overall health of an organisation. Balancing of change & adaption. HRD is needed to develop competencies. Create environment for the trainees conducive to their character building. Promote a culture of creativity, innovation, human development, respect and dignity. Provide opportunity for development of different level of employees. Need based training programs. Prepare newly inducted staff to perform their work with high level of competency and excellence.