Human Resource Development Climate (HRDC) is a component of the wider organizational climate. Climate with regard to an individual is a summary perception of the organizations; in work it is descriptive rather than evaluative in nature (Joyce and Socin Jr., 1984) According to Jagimi and Litwin (1988), organizational climate is a relatively enduring quality of the internal environment of an organization that is experienced by its members, influences their behavior, and can be described in terms of the values of a particular set off characteristics of an organization.
HRD climate reveals the perceptions of the employees at the developmental environment of an organization. The concept of climate with special reference to HRD, context, is that HR practices create the atmosphere for the employees to facilitate their development.
A major challenge for any organization in this era of international throat rivalry. It is an increasingly argued that the organization, will be able to meet the challenges with those employees who can acquire and utilize valuable, and inimitable resource (Barney, 1995). Human resources can fall into this category, particularly, if they are effectively deployed through appropriate human resource practices management of organizational culture (Barney and Wright, 1998). Human resource being one of the important factors of production, HRD is necessary and essential to develop competencies of individual employees through its various interventions. In order to be developed, the individual should perceive that there is a climate favorable for their development. This responsibility lies with the HRD department which has to provide a proper and congenial climate in the organization conducive for employee development.
Organizations become dynamic and growth oriented if their people are dynamic and Pro- active by nature. It can be done proper selection, and making good use of their dynamism and other competencies. Organization cannot survive beyond a point unless they are continuously alert to the changing environment. The HRD is essential in creating good environment and continuously preparing their employees to meet the challenges and have a great impact on the environment. The HRD is an essential process for organizational survival and growth. An optimal level of facilitating HRD.
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- Mahalakshmi, R. R. (2017). The role of human resource development climate in enhancing job involvement_A study with reference to banking sector in Sivagangai District.