• Soft Skills

    HRD: A Strategic Business Partner

    In the year 1920, the Industrial Revolution created an urgency to develop a separate business unit for managing human resources due to the occurrence of various employee-related challenges. This department was called the personal department in those days. Since then the HR department went through several modifications and today after a century it has evolved into a strategic business partner unit that plays a crucial role in developing a high-performance organization (HPO). In the present era, the HR department handles its primary task of managing the transactional-based administrative duties which were assigned to it since the advent of the industrial revolution but in addition to this, it also now functions…