Why is the need for Human Resource Development (HRD)?
The need for Human Resource Development (HRD) can be better understood from its objectives. Objectives of Human Resource Development (HRD) can be made clear when we highlight the importance of human resources in line with the examination process of the “Bald ridge Award”, which is given at an international level to a quality organization.
Objectives of HRD practices in an organization should be to put efforts to develop and realize the full potential of the workforce, including management and to maintain an environment conducive to total participation, quality leadership and personal and organizational growth. In an organization there are six units which are concerned with HRD, namely person, role, dyad, team, inter-team, and organization. The effectiveness of one contributes in turn to the effectiveness of the others.
Some objectives of Human Resource Development (HRD).
- To develop capabilities of all individuals working in an organization in relation to their present role.
- To develop capabilities of all such individuals in relation to their future roles.
- To develop better interpersonal and employer-employee relationship in an organization.
- To develop team spirit.
- To develop coordination among different units of an organization.
- To develop organizational health by continuous renewal of individual capabilities (averting manpower obsolescence) keeping pace with the technological changes.
- Institute training on the job.
- Breakdown barriers between department to build team work.
- Drive fear out of the workplace.
- Create conditions to enable employees to take pride in their workmanship.
- Institute programme of education and self-improvement.