The activities arranged within an organization in order to improve performance and personal growth for the purpose of improving the job, the individual, in the organization.
HRD includes the areas of training and development, career development, and organization development which is relate d to research and information systems, union relations, employee assistance, benefits, selection and staffing, performance management systems, planning , and job design .
HRD is about learning, its effects on employees, and its impact on the organization. The manger of HRD is the person responsible for the management of learning within the organization and the development of programs and activities that foster growth.
A manager of HRD should also be able to deliver or facilitate learning programs and activities. They must know how to assess in the organization and be able to effectively communicate such results to organizational decision makers.
HRD manager must understand the importance of career development and organizational development ,for their and development and when it is appropriate them into the learning system .
As the development of an organization wide HRD program that is a part of the everyday operations of the organization. HRD must be integrated into the organization .
HRD manager must identify the department's strengths and weaknesses and develop plans for their continued development or elimination. A manager must also identify external threats as well as opportunities .
HRD manager must identify forces or trends impacting HRD; for example, the impact of technological developments on instructional strategies and delivery systems.
As a member of the management team and second as an performance there should be an improvement through learning.
To build and maintain supportive internal/external relations, the HRD manager must become a part of the organizational management team by attending meetings, making presentations, serving on a variety of committees, and writing articles and professional papers about the importance of HRD to organizational enhancement.