Human Resource Development: Definition & Importance


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When does the the human resources development process begin in many organizations?

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1. Which term best describes learning the aspects of a job while one is doing the job?

2. What is the the process by which an organization adds value to their organization by adding value to their employees?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When you go through these materials, you can understand what HR development is and its importance. Examples of HR development will be covered in these assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goals of this worksheet/quiz combo are:

  • Determine what type of investment HR development is
  • Learn how HR development helps employees
  • Review the purpose of sexual harassment training
  • Examine the components of HR development

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the components of HR development
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how HR development helps employees and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on HR development

Additional Learning

If you are looking to learn more about HR development, you can always read through the lesson called Human Resource Development: Definition & Importance. The following topics will be covered:

  • The purpose of human resource development
  • Examples of HR development
  • Why HR development is important