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What factors might inhibit HRD managers from developing a strategic planning approach to training? How might these factors be overcome?
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There are various factors which inhibit human resource development managers in devising a strategic planning approach. Factors that may threaten the training from the beginning are the employees’ values, norms, technological levels of comprehension, and various educational backgrounds of the employees. Employees’ characteristics can be addressed by formulated interpersonal relationship. This enables understanding between members in an organization. Other factors which influence the development of strategic plans towards training include trainee characteristics, the methods used in training and the way the training program has been stipulated. These factors inhibit human resource managers from developing strategic planning approach to training.
Proper training strategy improves the performance of an organization. This is because through training employees are equipped with best practices in organizations. There are factors which inhibit human resource development managers from laying down strategic training. These include organizational culture, program design and trainee characteristics. Setting up policies may help overcome these factors. To overcome some of these negative factors the HRD manager needs to ensure that their HR teams is open and committed to the highest training expectations that are available to every employee’s success.