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    Identify an organization that you have access to in order to conduct an interview with an HRD/OD professional. The organization can be your current employer, a Fortune 500 organization, or a selected organization approved by your instructor.
    1. Provide a one paragraph overview of the organization, describing the history, scope, size, and purpose.
    2. Schedule an appointment with the organization's HRD/OD professional, and submit the date, time, name, position, and contact information of interviewee along with your overview.

    Conduct an interview with the HRD/OD professional selected in part one of this assignment. Cover at least the following topics in the interview:
    1. top three-five successes/areas of influence of HRD/OD practitioners,
    2. top three-five obstacles of HRD/OD practitioners, and
    3. keys to success in strategic planning of HRD.
    Remember that interviews do not always consist solely of asking questions; research the organization you have chosen and be prepared for an in-depth discussion. Make up a list of questions to ask your guest during the interview. This is your opportunity to learn from a professional who has been in the industry. Once you have completed the interview, submit a two-page report on your findings from the interview. Consider what you learned and how you can apply it to your career path.

    APA format at least 600 word interview so I can write the required paper.

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    The response addresses the query is posted in 742 words with APA References.

    //HRD practitioners are an asset to the organization, who support organizational learning and address the problems of the organization. In the following section, history, scope, size and purpose of Wal-Mart is highlighted. Further, the responses of HRD practitioners regarding the success areas, obstacles, and key to success in the strategic planning of HRD are analyzed.//

    Wal-Mart is an American multinational retail company that operates the retail stores in different formats. Wal-Mart was established by Sam Walton in the year 1962 and is headquartered in Bentonville, US. There are several segments of Wal-Mart that include Sam's Club, Wal-Mart International and Wal-Mart US. The company operates by different names in different countries such as Seiyu in Japan, Wal-Mart in the US and Canada, as Best Price in India and as Asda in the UK. Wal-Mart has millions of employees working in the organization that makes it biggest private employer and is considered as the largest retail company by revenue in the world (Security and Exchange Commission, 2013). Wal-Mart growth strategies include recruiting and employee development so that the employees develop effective skills, which can benefit the company in the future. Other than this, its growth strategy also includes expanding its international business and ...

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    The expert examines an interview with an HRD/OD professional. The top three-five successes/areas of influences of HRD/OD practitioners is determined. The response addresses the query is posted in 742 words with APA References.