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HRD Evaluation: Reluctance

Even though most HRD professionals agree that HRD evaluation is valuable, why isn't it practiced more frequently by organizations? Does your organization routinely evaluate its training efforts? If so, how does it do it?
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Even though HRD evaluation is valuable it is not practiced more frequently by organizations. The most important reason is that HR goals are difficult to quantify and measure. For example the support that HR provides to the strategic goals of the company is difficult to quantify and measure. Consider another example; the goal of aligning the organization to the strategic goals of the company is difficult to assess (Dr Gary N. McLean, 2005). Reducing HR activities to measurable goals is in most cases ...

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This posting gives you a step-by-step explanation of the dilemma of HRD evaluation. The response also contains the sources used.

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