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Analysis of Human Resource Development

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Analysis of Human Resource Development

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................31.1 Compare different learning styles.........................................................................................31.2 Explain the Role of the Learning Curve...............................................................................51.3 Assess the contribution of learning styles and theories when planning and designing thelearning events............................................................................................................................5TASK 2............................................................................................................................................72.1 Compare the Training Needs for Staff at Different Levels in Your Chosen Green and .....72.2Assess the Advantages and Disadvantages of Training Methods Used In Your ChosenGreen and company.....................................................................................................................82.3Plan Training and Development for a Training Event at Sun Count Residential HomeLimited .......................................................................................................................................9Task 3.............................................................................................................................................103.1Prepare an Evaluation Using Suitable Techniques.............................................................103.2 Carry out an evaluation of a training event.........................................................................103.3Review the Success of the Evaluation Methods Used........................................................11Task 4.............................................................................................................................................124.1 Explainthe Role of Government in Training, Development and Lifelong Learning.........124.2Explain How the Development of the Competency Movement Has Impacted On thePublic and Private Sectors.........................................................................................................124.3Assess How Contemporary Training Initiatives Introduced By the UK GovernmentContribute To Human Resources Development.......................................................................13Conclusion.....................................................................................................................................13REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................142
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INTRODUCTIONHuman Resource Development (HRD) is the studies, procedures and practices designedby an organization with the aim to provide training and development to enhance the knowledge,education, skills and abilities of employees to make them more competitive and proficient in thisbusiness environment. This gives a two way benefit to a firm. On one hand its helps an enterpriseto have a competitive edge over business rivals by having a proficient and effective work force,and on other hand it helps to build up the confidence and morale of employees making them proactive to take bigger responsibilities and future challenges (Alfes. Shantz, Truss and et. al.,2013).This project will provide a brief about different leaning styles and their suitability in the firm, theimportance of learning curve and transferring learning. It will also evaluate the need andeffectiveness of training methods, concluding to government role in training and developmentand the preparation of training event. TASK 11.1 Compare different learning stylesLearning can be describes as change in behaviour by acquiring knowledge , skills, value throughinstructions, experience or study. Every individual has a different way to perceive and decodeinformation. For instance for some people it is easy to learn by applying practical approach thanothers. Learning style is therefore the way in which a person concentrate, process absorb andmemorize a new material or information. Learning theories helps in providing a conceptualframework describing the way to acquire new skills and knowledge. There are various learningstyles and techniques that are propounded by various experts and psychologists that can beadopted depending upon a person learning skills and intellectual capacity (Buller, P.F. andMcEvoy, 2012). Mentioned below is the comparison of two popular learning styles given by David Kolb andPeter Honey and Alam Mumford. Kolb’s Learning StyleKolb’s learning theory is an integration of four distinct styles which are based on four stagelearning cycle.3
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Diverging (Watching and Feeling):- The individuals that falls in this category are thosewho are sensitive, emotional, have a different perspective at looking into things and who are themaster minds when it comes to idea generation. They are team performers who are open mindedand prefer to get feedback about their work (Daley, 2012).Assimilating (watching and thinking):- The people having this learning preferencerequires a clear explanation of a situation and they are experts in organizing wide information inprecise clear logic form. These people have logical approach and are interested in ideas andabstract concepts. Converging (doing and thinking):- People with converging learning style prefer gettingindulge in technical tasks rather than social or interpersonal issues. These individuals likeexperimenting with new ideas and to find practical usage those ideas and theories (Downes,2012).Accommodating (Doing and Feeling):- Individuals preferring this style are the ones whouse other person’s analysis and information rather conducting it themselves. They have practicaland experimental approach and like to take up new challenged to execute their plans. Honey and Mumford’s Style:-Honey and Mumford’s learning style model works upon following four characteristics:-Activist :- These people are the ones who learn by doing things and believes inperforming experiments. They are open mined people who like to solve problems through groupdiscussion and brainstorming sessions. Theorist: - Theorist likes to understand the concepts, models and facts behind theactions. They like reading theories and models and like to collect as much backgroundinformation as they can.Pragmatist: - Pragmatists believes in putting their learning into practical form in real lifesituations. They like experimenting with concepts, ideas and theories. Reflector:- They learn by observing others from the sidelines and works towards finding aconclusion by analyzing the collected information, data and their experience which they haveperceived.4
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