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Introduction to Human Resource Development - Assignment

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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION ..........................................................................................................................3TASK- 1...........................................................................................................................................31.1 Compare different learning style...........................................................................................31.2 Role of the learning curve and importance of transferring learning at the workplace..........41.3 The contribution of learning styles and theories while designing the training program.......5TASK- 2...........................................................................................................................................52.1 Compare and discuss training needs of staff at the different level of organization...............52.2 Advantages and disadvantages of the training methods used in the organization.................62.3 Use a systematic approach to plan training and development for a training event................7TASK- 3...........................................................................................................................................83.1 & 3.3 Evaluation plan with suitable techniques & The success of evaluation methods used......................................................................................................................................................83.2 An evaluation of a training program......................................................................................9TASK- 4.........................................................................................................................................104.1 The role of government in training, development and lifelong learning.............................104.2 The development of competency movement has impacted on the public and private sector....................................................................................................................................................104.3 How contemporary training initiatives introduced by the UK government contribute tohuman resource development for an organization.....................................................................11CONCLUSION .............................................................................................................................11REFERENCES .............................................................................................................................132
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INTRODUCTION From all the resources that is physical, human resources, technological and financialresources human resources are consider as the most significant and active resources that lead toenhance the productivity of organization (Gatewood, Feild and Barrick, 2010). Hence,organization must focus on developing their human resources, upgrading their abilities andextending their knowledge with the help of providing proper training and development programsthat would lead in enhancing the performance of organization. Therefore, it can be said thathuman resource development is continuous process that ensures the development of employeecompetencies and capabilities in the systematic and planned manner. The present report focuseson understanding the concept of learning as well as it also studied the different theories andstyles that are associated with the learning. However, the report will also focuses on thedesigning and planning the training events for imparting the knowledge and learning to theemployees of organization. Lastly, the report will also understand the initiatives that are taken bythe government to impart learning at the workplace.TASK- 11.1 Compare different learning styleLearning is defined as the continuous process that is linked with the concept of acquiring theknowledge, skills and abilities that help the individual in enhancing their knowledge. Thus,individual learn in different ways and the ways represent the preferred learning styles of theindividual. According to Honey and Mumford, there are four learning styles such as activist,reflector, theorist and pragmatist (Avolio and Gardner, 2005). While, the Fleming’s modelpostulates that there are three types of learning style that individual carries that is Visual,Auditory and Kinesthetic. Honey and Mumford has focused on the four types of learning approaches thatpersons naturally chooses and they suggest that in order to maximize one's own individuallearning. Individual have different mindset to perceive the knowledge in the effective way(Conger and Donnellan, 2007). The different types of learners under this are:Learning styles Attributes Activities ActivistThese Individuals learns by performing the tasks bytheir own. Although they have open minded approachBrainstorming3
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to adopt learning and new experiences. Pragmatist These individuals are the one that take time to thinkand then apply the learning into reality (Sirmon, Hittand Ireland, 2007). Case study Reflector These learners learn by observing and thinkingconstantly about the activities. They may perhapsavoid leaping in and rather prefer to observe theactivities by standing back and sight the experiencesfrom different perspectives. Discussion Theorist These learners understand the theories behind theactions. In order to engage in the learning process theyneed to understand models and theories (Aguinis andKraiger, 2009). Theories andmodelsWhile, Neil Fleming focuses on the three styles of learning that individual possess toadapt or acquire learning at the workplace. The learning styles are:Learning stylesCharacteristics Activities Visual learningThese learners mainly prefer gaining information orlearning through the charts, diagram, flowchart orimages. Images Flow charts Auditory learning Under this style learners learn best by attendinglectures, seminars or group discussion. Lectures Kinestheticlearning Learners selecting this style prefer learning throughdoing and touching even the learners expressesthemselves through the movement. Acting 1.2 Role of the learning curve and importance of transferring learning at the workplaceLearning curve has great impact on the learning process of an individual because it representsthe learning record of the learners (McMichael, 2011). Therefore, learning curve refers to thegraphical representation of increasing and decreasing learning of the individual in respect toexperiences. It is an effective technique to assess the impact of learning or training event as itshows their track record. Another role of learning curve is that it commonly used by the4
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