Investing in Employee Development – Why is it Important for a Business Organization?

“The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is to not train them and keep them.” – Zig Ziglar

Human resource is superior to other organizational resources. If an organization pays due attention towards fostering the talents of the employees enhancing their potential, it can lead itself towards success, competencies, effectiveness and efficiency and the total organizational development.

There cannot be made any comparison between human resource and the other organizational resources of a business, as human resource is far better than other organizational resources. The reason why human resource should be considered as more valuable than other organizational resources to a business is owing to the capabilities of people that play a significant role in the overall functioning state of a business entity.

By virtue of capabilities, qualifications, aptitude and competence, people can extend their valuable services to a business to grow and develop. The more capable they are, the better results they produce for a business. In this way, investing in employee development to enhance their capabilitie is to lead a business towards continuous success.

A lot of benefits can be extracted from investing in employee development. One of the many benefits, based on such investment, that gives quick results is employee begin to work more effectively and efficiently. These two terms, effectiveness and efficiency have a lot to do with progress and performance of a business. It also leads to improve the process in which the activities are done regularly. Since they are trained and developed in a way as to work in all effectiveness and efficiency, it is, of course, an added value that a business gains in a successful manner.

On the basis of their effective and efficient ways of performing things, a business can be expanded more by finding new business avenues. Since the employees become more knowledgeable and experienced and their capabilities get stronger, they are in a position to compete with the demanding situations successfully. This leads a business to heighten its level in a better form.

Having recognized the need and importance for employee training and development, a business management should make a decision to let the employees undergo management training and other related course designed and tailored to suit the business needs. Training courses aim at making more capable and qualified employees by covering all the required information that is beneficial for them to work better in an organization. It is thus to invest in employee development is to lead a business to a greater profitability and to get sustainable development.

Written by:
K. A. Fareed (Fareed Siddiqui)
Writer, Trainer, Author, Blogger, Software Developer
BBA, MBA-Finance, MPhil-Financial Management, (PhD-Management)
MA-English, MPhil-English
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications and Programming
Certificate course in English language proficiency
Level 1 – Leadership and Management ILM – UK
Pursuing CMA-USA
Individual Member of Institute of Management Consultants of India


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