Human Resource Development (HRD)

Published by MBA Skool Team, Last Updated: April 29, 2016

What is Human Resource Development (HRD)?

Human resource development is an integral part of Human resource function of an organization that deals with development of the human resource through trainings and experiential learning. HRD develops the key competencies of a person through performance analysis, identifying the gap and providing training to fill the gaps.


The efficiency of the system can be measured by comparing the performance of employees before and after the various trainings, counseling etc.


Human Resource development has a dual objective of growth of the employee and the growth of organization. As this provides learning and growth for employees, it also leads to higher levels of employee satisfaction.


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