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Comparative Study on the Perceptions of Global and Korean HRD Professionals in Workplace Learning and Performance(WLP) Competencies

한국과 글로벌 HRD 전문가의 WLP 역량 인식 비교연구

  • Received : 2012.06.30
  • Accepted : 2012.07.12
  • Published : 2012.07.31

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to scrutinize and compare the perceptions of Global and Korean HRD Professionals in Workplace Learning and Performance(WLP) competencies in Korea. To answer these questions, the following research methods were employed. A questionnaire, which was modified and translates from the 2004 ASTD model for WLP, was distributed to 319 HRD consultants working in Seoul and Kyounggi-Do. It was sent out directly and by email. Among returned questionnaires, 205 were valid to be examined. The important findings of the study were as follows. First, the role of business partner ranked highest in the level of importance of WLP roles in Korean and the role of special professional ranked highest in global. For the competencies of WLP, effective communication ranked highest both Korean and global. Based on the findings of this study, the conclusion was as follows. First, the perceptions of WLP roles were different between Korean and global HRD professionals. The reason why it's differences is because the size of market are different. Second, the perceptions of WLP competencies were similar between Korean and global HRD professionals. HRD professionals should need to professionalize the communication skills continuously.

Keywords

HRD professional;Workplace learning;Workplace learning and Performance;WLP;Competency