Development Centres DCs are an increasingly popular method ofassessing key personnel to determine their development needs. They arealso a highly visible and powerful organisational intervention whichreveals an organisations core values and culture. This twopart articlefocuses on DCs from two perspectives first as a HR tool and second asan organisation development intervention. Part 1 here examines whatDCs are, what they comprise, the benefits, and key steps in establishinga centre. Part 2 in the next issue examines the linkages between threealternative DC models and both organisation culture and the businessdevelopment cycle.
Industrial and Commercial Training – Emerald Publishing
Published: Mar 1, 1991