HRD Audit

MBA II year

What is HRD?  Competence Building  Commitment /Motivation Building  Culture Building .

What is involved in Good HRD?  Top Management Philosophy and Understanding  Competent HR Staff and Department  Line Manager Attitudes  Union and Employee Support  Use of appropriate Systems  Periodic Renewal Exercises  Business relevance of HRD systems and Practices .

Systems and Practices.What is HRD Audit?  It is a Comprehensive Evaluation of Human Resource Development  Strategies.  Structures and Competencies  Styles and Culture  And their appropriateness to achieve the short and long term business goals of the organization .

systems and practices and assess their appropriateness to have the required competencies .Methodology of HRD Audit  Examines long term and short term plans and vision to assess Competency Requirements  Identifies broad Competency requirements for future Business Goals  Examines the existing HRD strategies.

line managers and their attitudes. top management and their support. unions and their role in competence building for future  Suggests mechanisms for improving all these in the business context . staff and their competencies.Methodology of HRD Audit  Examines the adequacies and inadequacies of HRD structure.

Methodology Adopted  Interviews  Individual and group  Top Management  Line Managers  HRD Staff  Workmen and others Questionnaires  Observation  Analysis of records and secondary data  .

Methodology  Workshops could be used  Task forces and internal teams could also be used  External Auditors have a significant role  Benchmarking of questionnaire data may be of use .

Preparation for Audit Check list of documents to be made available by the HRD dept. for Audit .

HRD score Card At the end of the audit the auditors assign letter grades for the following dimensions:  HRD Systems  HRD competencies Maturity  HRD Climate  Business Linkages .

Example HRD Score card of Firm A Systems Maturity HRD comp. Maturity B+ A HRD Culture Maturity C Business Linkages D .

diversifying and entering into a fast growth phase.  Growth and diversification  Dissatisfaction with any component  Change of leadership  .Reasons for HRD Audit For expanding.  Bench-marking for improving HRD practices.  For promoting more professionalism and professional management.

Role of HRD Audit in Business Improvements HRD audit is cost effective  It can give many insights into a company's affairs.  Changes in the styles of top management  Role clarity of HRD Department and the role of line managers in HRD  .  It could get the top management to think in terms of strategic and long term business plans.

Improvements in HRD systems  Increased focus on human resources and human competencies  Better recruitment policies and more professional staff  More planning and more cost effective training  Strengthening accountabilities through appraisal systems and other mechanisms  Streamlining of other management practices  TQM Interventions  Role of HRD Audit in Business Improvements .

IndoGulf Fertilisers. Hindalco. Crompton Greaves  Gujarat Guardian  Gujarat Gas  Apollo Tyres  Alexandria Carbon Black  . L&T. Harihar Fibres etc. Vikram Cement.Organisations that Have done HRD Audit  Aditya Birla Group has been doing it for the last 8 years  Rajashree Cement. Gwalior Grasim.

Some Organisations using HRD Audit  Godrej  GVFL  BPL Soaps  Tyco International  Gati Cargo Management Services  Wokhardt Hospitals  For detailed list visit: www.com .hrdaudit.

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