The Impact of Training and Development on Employee Performance

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Topic 1: Introduction to Managing Human Resources in a Business Context

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Additional note: the reference used in these activities to ‘your organisation’ should be understood to mean ‘the organisation with whom you are employed or any organisation with whom you are familiar.’

Activity 1.1

SR (Self Required) Time: 0.75 hours

Look at the table below which provides a brief description of some of the major stages in the development of personnel/human resource management. With reference to an organisation with which you are familiar, note down current practices/initiatives which may fall into each of these categories. (Note: these may include influences from out with the organisation.) Explain why these are important and what effect they have on the management of human resources.

|Development |Current practice/ |Importance | | |initiatives | | |Social Reformer | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |The Acolyte of Benevolence | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Humane Bureaucrat | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Consensus Negotiator | | | | | | | | | |...
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