Running head: DEVELOPMENT PLAN
Human resource professionals must always be aware of the legal, cultural, social,
political, and financial issues that affect their development plans. Firstly, understanding the legal
technicalities and constraints paves the way for an understanding of the specific approach to be
used to avoid costly lawsuits and fines. Moreover, the plan should be tailored in such a way that
it takes into consideration the rights of any protected classes. Cultural assessment is also
necessary, especially considering today’s multicultural workplaces. Furthermore, if the
development plan will be the only tool to be used for promotion and opportunities, the
employees should be informed. Lastly, before the implementation of any development plan, it
should be carefully examined to establish whether it conforms with EEOC. This paper will
explore these concepts about the development plan.
Training Legalities and Protected Classes
All organizations must confine themselves within the law when designing development
plans. They must tailor their goals to fit the definition of legality, a...