Code No: OR-307/MBA
M.B.A. III-Semester Examinations, December-2006. HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT Time: 3 hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --1.a) b) 2. What is ‘Human Resource Development’? Explain the underlying conceptual framework. ‘For effective learning to take place at the individual level, it is essential to foster an environment where individuals are encouraged to take risks and experiment, where mistakes are tolerate, but where means exist for those involved to learn from their experiences.’ Discuss. Explain the importance of assessment of training needs. How do you assess training needs in a software development organization. State and explain the different Off-The-Job training techniques. Discuss the different phases of skill training involved in development of technical personnel. What is career planning? Discuss the role of career counselling in career planning. What are the barriers to the implementation of HRD strategies and how are they overcome? Write a) b) c) d) e) short notes on any THREE of the following: Employee Turnover In-service educational programmes Inter-personal effectiveness Training of trainers. Audio-visual aids in training. ***** Max. Marks: 60

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