( HRD) Human Resource Development Assignment

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HUMAN RESOURCEDEVELOPEMENT
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1...........................................................................................................................................31.1 Comparison of learning styles..............................................................................................31.2 Learning curve & its Importance.........................................................................................41.3 Learning styles and theories in planning a learning event....................................................5TASK 2...........................................................................................................................................62.1 Training needs for staff........................................................................................................62.2 Advantages and Disadvantages of training methods..........................................................92.3 Approach to plan a training event.......................................................................................10TASK 3........................................................................................................................................123.1 Evaluation using suitable techniques.................................................................................123.2 Evaluation of a training event.............................................................................................133.3 Review of evaluation methods............................................................................................13TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................144.1 Role of Government in development, training and lifelong learning.................................144.2 Impact of development and competency movement.........................................................154.3 Training initiatives by UK government.............................................................................15CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................16REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................17
INTRODUCTIONHRMcan be defined as mix of career development, training and evolution which is doneto upgrade the employees and organisation's effectiveness.HRD tries to develop the skills andcompetencies in an individual so that they can perform their job in a better way. Theorganisation referred here is a UK based HR consultancy firm “People 'R' Us”. It performs worksof giving advices on HR issues to medium and small enterprises (SME's). CEO of company hasissues with the cost spent by the company on training and development of the employees (Aveyand et. al., 2011). This report will include the detailed understanding about the learning theoriesand learning styles and comparison between them, comparison of training methods, advantagesand disadvantages of training methods. It will also include evaluation of training events androle played by government in development and training of employees.TASK 11.1Comparison of learning stylesSince every individual is different therefore the learning styles are also different foreveryone as it depends on the capability of the employees and their requirements (Armstrongand Taylor 2014). Therefore, the learning styles can be described into four different categories:-STYLESDESCRIPTION1.PRAGMATISTSHere, learners are always ready for new work and new opportunitiesin order to increase their learning experience. They try to enhancetheir skills for performing better in their respective activities.2.ACTIVISTS:-Here, the learners tries to learn something new constantly withoutany interruption which develops high adaptability skill in them. Incase of an emergency in an organisation, these type of employeesacts as a saviour as they are in position to take huge responsibilitiesand handle the situation(Armstrong, and Taylor,2014). They become
so efficient in their work that they become pillars of the organisationslowly and slowly.3.THEORISTS:-They contribute most of their time in thinking, Analysing,interpreting data to get a suitable result. In order to arrive at a logicalconclusion, the learners tries to analyse everything and carefullyidentifying the situations then making a decision (Bloom and VanReenen, 2011). Their decisions are not made by just guesses insteadthe employees here tries to become perfectionists as their decisionsare made on theories and logics4.REFLECTORS:-These type of learners don't participate actively in any discussion ofthe organisation. They are basically the back bencher of theorganisation who observes from behind and doesn't like to come infront. They thinks a lot before making a decision.1.2Learning curve & its ImportanceIt is a graphical representation of continuous process of improvement in employees whichis gained by experience. To achieve effectiveness and excellence in a work environment, thiscurve must be followed. New techniques set by “People 'R' Us” made the employees face newchallenges in working environment. Learning curve helps employees to focus on enhancing newtalent, adding value and to make a successful career for themselves (Boxall and Purcell, 2011).Here, the employees are also given practical experiences, work performance reviews so that theycan recognize their inner talent and gain expertise in that. The diagram of learning curve is like:-
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