Learning and Development as an Important Element of Human Resource Development

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Contents TOC o "1-3" h z u HYPERLINK l "_Toc333227035" Introduction PAGEREF _Toc333227035 h 1 HYPERLINK l "_Toc333227036" The "stakeholders" in the training process PAGEREF _Toc333227036 h 1 HYPERLINK l "_Toc333227037" The aims and objectives for the session PAGEREF _Toc333227037 h 1 HYPERLINK l "_Toc333227038" The role of leadership in strategic human resource PAGEREF _Toc333227038 h 2 HYPERLINK l "_Toc333227039" An outline of the content planned for the session PAGEREF _Toc333227039 h 4 HYPERLINK l "_Toc333227040" Delivery methods PAGEREF _Toc333227040 h 4 HYPERLINK l "_Toc333227041" Assessment methods PAGEREF _Toc333227041 h 5 HYPERLINK l "_Toc333227042" References PAGEREF _Toc333227042 h 6 Introduction Learning and development (L&D) is an important element of human resource management. This is because it relates to the organizational activity and strategy aimed at improving the performance of individuals as well as groups within the organizational setting (Harrison,2005).The concept of training and development is made up of three main activities: employee training, employee education as well as employee development. The three activities even though are separate, are inevitably interrelated. The training element is an activity which is focussed on as well as evaluated against the job descriptions of a given individual (Montana & Charnov,2000).The education element is mainly concerned with the jobs that a given individual may hold in the future and is
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