The purpose of unit discussion is to have an open dialogue that helps to expand your understanding of the course material as well as demonstrate your critical thinking abilities. While less formal than unit assignments, your posts should be supported with scholarly research. Participation throughout the assigned unit is encouraged so that you can participate in the give and take of a natural dialogue.
Conduct scholarly research to provide a
detailed response to one of the questions listed below. Review rubric for expectations.
- Consider how training and development is influenced by, and in turn
can influence, other human resource functions. In particular, give an
example of how training and development can influence and is influenced
by activities within each of the following human resource areas:
recruitment, selection, HR planning, performance appraisals,
compensation, and health and safety
- Assume you are a director of training and development in a small
organization. In order to reduce expenses, the company president has
decided to cut the training budget in half and reduce the amount of
training provided to employees. The president has asked to meet with
you to discuss these plans. Your job is to prepare a short presentation
to persuade the president to change his/her mind. What will you say
and what can you do to convince the president of the importance of and
need for more, not less, training and development?
- Recall the last time you attended an organization-sponsored training
program. Describe the objectives and content of the training program
and whether or not you think the program was strategic. In other words,
was it an example of strategic training? Be specific in terms of why
you think it was or was not a good example of strategic training. What
would have made it more strategic?
Addresses specifics of question demonstrating critical thinking
abilities by synthesizing research. A minimum of 2 scholarly outside
sources used. No fewer than 250 words. All aspects of APA formatting followed with no spelling/grammar errors.