Learning and Development departmental system review

Assume a request came to Learning and Development departmental head to undertake a critical review of their systems, processes and practices as part of a major organisational change agenda. Review an area of HR/business practice and present a business report to key stakeholders with recommendations for improving practice. To provide the basis for your report, you have been asked to conduct a critical review of information sources relevant to the area of practice (Learning and Development in an Oil Company). You should:
• Explain why you chose Learning and Development as a subject for research (mention importance of this function and interest in it due to new trends and changing HR Role relevant to L&D)
• Undertake a critical review of different information sources (at least three) e.g. research digests, academic and professional literature, online databases, key texts relevant to the selected area of practice.
• In your write up of the literature review you should explain why you selected that particular source and highlight some of the different research approaches adopted by the authors and comment on the advantages and disadvantages of these different approaches.
• Draw meaningful conclusions from the review of the different information sources.
• Make justified recommendations to named stakeholders for sustaining and/or improving practice.




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