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

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 .

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

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  .  For promoting more professionalism and professional management.Reasons for HRD Audit For expanding.  Bench-marking for improving HRD practices.

 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.Role of HRD Audit in Business Improvements HRD audit is cost effective  It can give many insights into a company's affairs.

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 .

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

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

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