Evaluation is important stages in the self-development cycle as it would assist me discover whether it is worth in the realization of my career goals and those of the organization (Pedler 2001). The requirements of my job as a spinal research coordinator involves the liaising and coordinating with different levels of staff, medical, and non-medical within the spinal deformity unit and across the hospital.
Nevertheless, coordination of the various research projects; managing elements of operational delivery for the spinal deformity unit; assisting in the resource needs of the unit such as recruitment, and resource plans.
These requirements go in line with my personal development plan of being conversant with the HR policies. Knowing the HR policies and regulations would enable me to be able to work in this organization very well that has more to do with the human resource activities. This plan is important to improve in my service delivery in the human resource area and with time use my full potential to better my organization and therefore boosting my career.
The courses I have taken that include Hospital administration, and good clinical practice would put me at a better position to quickly adapt with the requirements of my organization under the human resource department's policies. Being a good human resource manager involves having a good exposure and knowledge of a variety of issues affecting the hospital as a whole and issues affecting the organization from attaining her goal which I am sure to know after working on developing the HR policy skills.
[...] Nevertheless, my personal development plan in business writing seems to correlate with the requirements of my organization. The role of a spinal research coordinator in my organization requires someone with the knowledge of writing various reports and working on business cases. Since at the moment I have little skills in regard to report writing, developing theses skills shall be of paramount importance to attaining my organization's requirements that call for a lot of business report writing (Biggs 1997). Other requirements of my organization such as assisting the human resources in recruitment and resource planning are tasks that need accountability of the resource manager. [...]
[...] Conclusion In observing all the above strategies on personal development plans I hope to be able to attain my organizational goals. This report has enabled me to assess my personal development plan and their relevance to the organization and to the development of my career. The SWOT analysis that I had previously used to identify my weakness which I can now use as a way forward and turn the weakness into my strengths. References Arnold J.et al 1998. Work Psychology, understanding human behaviour in the workplace Biggs, C 1997. [...]
[...] Having the necessary skills to run my business would enable me to avoid a variety of dilemmas when confronted with a problem. The basic skills include decision making, problem solving, planning, meeting management objectives, delegation, communication and managing oneself (Guirdham 2002). Since my organization has a diversified functions and thus in becoming a manager in a big organization I need to start developing leadership skills. These basic skills in management and leadership are also important in developing practices in the hospitals. [...]
[...] Action Learning Review According to Kolb's Learning Cycle suggests that humans can use their experience as a source of learning and personal development (Woodcock & Francis 2008). I once was able to apply this form of problem solving in the class where there were some students who never wanted to do the assignment sent by the lecturer since the lecturer had not turned for the class and had decided to email the job. A few students were claiming that by so doing the lecturer was becoming lazy and never willing to attend their lecturers. [...]
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