Human Resource Development: Characteristics & Challenges


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The human resource department _____.

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1. Which one is NOT a characteristic of human resource development?

2. Which one is NOT a challenge of human resource development?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Business environments are continually changing, and it is up to a company's human resource department to make sure employees understand new tools, trends and values. This quiz and worksheet highlight the strategies and challenges of supporting employees through human resource development.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz on human resource development assesses your knowledge on the following topics:

  • The department responsible for recruiting and training
  • Issues in human resources
  • Responsibilities of human resource departments
  • The role of technology in human resource development
  • Changes of human resource development

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access your knowledge on human resource development and its role in a business organization
  • Interpreting information - make sure you can read about human resource development and understand the key concepts and goals
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of human resource development

Additional Learning

To learn more, read the lesson, Human Resource Development: Characteristics & Challenges. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the value of human resource development
  • Explain the role of motivation and incentives in human resource development
  • List the typical challenges human resource professionals often face
  • Describe how investing in a workforce strengthens a business