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Ch 6: Role of HR in Employee Development

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Role of HR in Employee Development- Chapter Summary

In this chapter is an in-depth look at the role of HR in employee development, which is perfect if you want to focus on learning more about HR. The lessons that you will find in this chapter make reviewing the material and studying a fun process. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be ready to understand the following information:

  • Development of human resources
  • Training needs for businesses
  • Benefits of employee training
  • Types of employee training
  • Career management
  • Performance appraisals
  • Process of performance management
  • How HR helps employees
  • HR coaching
  • Succession planning
  • International companies
  • Metrics of training programs

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11 Lessons in Chapter 6: Role of HR in Employee Development
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Assessing Training Needs of an Organization

1. Assessing Training Needs of an Organization

This lesson discusses the process of assessing the training needs of an organization, which begins with looking at what is presently being done there and comparing that to what needs to be done. New training plans can then be put into place, making it possible for managers to solve problems.

What Is Employee Training? - Benefits, Effects & Importance

2. What Is Employee Training? - Benefits, Effects & Importance

In this lesson we will review several aspects of employee training. We will discover the value and benefits of employee training, as well as review the different types of employee training and key issues in providing training in the workplace. Finally, we will discuss ways managers can support training in the workplace.

Types of Employee Training Programs

3. Types of Employee Training Programs

There are several types of employee training programs. Employees may receive basic literacy training, interpersonal skills training, technical training, problem-solving training and diversity or sensitivity training. Each type of training targets a different facet of an organization's overall culture and performance.

What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose

4. What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose

Companies can invest in both their managers and employees through career management and development systems. These programs offer counseling, planning and workshops to help employees manage their careers.

Performance Appraisals: Benefits and Challenges

5. Performance Appraisals: Benefits and Challenges

Many companies use performance appraisals to assess the performance of their employees. While performance appraisals provide some notable benefits, they are not without challenges. In this lesson, we'll explore these benefits and challenges.

Performance Management: Definition & Process

6. Performance Management: Definition & Process

In this lesson, learn the definition and the five steps involved in performance management. As a manager or employee, understanding the process can be important to success in the work place.

Role of HR in Meeting the Needs of Employees

7. Role of HR in Meeting the Needs of Employees

This lesson discusses considerations an HR department must make in creating programs that meet the needs of its employees, such as diversity programs, remuneration packages and telecommuting. Read on to learn more.

HR Coaching: Effectively Managing Organizational Talent

8. HR Coaching: Effectively Managing Organizational Talent

Talent management is an important process of an organization that can create a competitive advantage. This lesson will define talent management and explain how human resources (HR) can help coach managers to effectively manage talent.

Role of HR in Succession Planning

9. Role of HR in Succession Planning

This lesson reviews how human resource managers can create succession plans within an organization. The lesson also explains how human resource managers promote the development of future leaders within an organization.

Managing in International Companies

10. Managing in International Companies

Managing in international companies takes a special type of person. The reason for that is that not only do managers have to have an understanding of how to conduct business, but they also must deal with several other factors that are present in the international arena.

Training Programs: Evaluation Techniques & Metrics

11. Training Programs: Evaluation Techniques & Metrics

Almost as important as training itself, evaluation of training courses provide insight into the success and retention of information of a training session. Several evaluation techniques should be utilized and they should be compared to measurable metrics.

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