According to Nadler who coined the term” HRD is defined as organized learning experiences in a definite time period to increase the possibility of improving job performance and growth.” McLean and McLean (2001) have offered the following global definition of HRD after reviewing various definitions across the world: “Human resource Development is any process or activity that, either initially or over the longer term, has the potential to develop adults’ work based knowledge, expertise, productivity and satisfaction, whether for personal or group/ team gain, or for the benefits of an organization, community, nation or ultimately the whole humanity.”

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