1.1 Critically discuss how effective hrd practices and an effective hrd strategy in the workplace can provide the levers of control for the future of a growing knowledge-economy in countries like South Africa and Russia and the country in which you reside (30)
1.2 Discuss the impact of linking hrd to the key strategic drivers of an organisation’s macro- and micro-environment in order to deliver the advantageous returns of hrd (20)
2.1 In the case of South Africa, which is a developing african country, skills development legislation has fundamentally changed the face of education and training. In light of this statement.
Critically discuSs the reconceptualisation and repositioning of hrd as a strategic partner te context of South africa as a developing african country.( in your answer include a discussion on the significance of the skills development act and the skills development strategy (25)
2.2 Considering the recent trends and developments in te field of hrd both nationally and internationally, as evidenced in the case study above, critically argue whether it would be justifiable to gain commitment towards developing country,s human capital, by making it a legal obligation for all employers to increase competency levels in the workforce, as in the case of South africa (25)