Training and Development- BHP Billiton
Introduction and BHP Billiton Overview
Incorporate in 1885, BHP Billiton Limited has grown to one of the world’s largest resource company and started operating in Australia since 2001 after its merger with the UK based oil giant mining producer Billiton. BHP Billiton is located in Australia with its headquarters at Melbourne. The company has diversified its operations and is a leading producer of iron ore, copper, metallurgical, and uranium. Other products produced by BHP Billiton are aluminium, potash, silver, copper, nickel, and manganese. BHP Billiton is today among the world’s leading mining and resource producer operating in more than 25 countries with approximately 100,000 employees. The company’s operations are segmented into Base Metals, Petroleum, Carbon Steel Materials, Energy Coal, Diamonds, and Specialty Products.
BHP Billiton is a multinational company where it has formed a strong international brand image in the industry. In terms of innovations, BHP Billiton has been thriving well something which greatly contributes to its competitiveness and sustainable position in the market. The company is dedicated to respect and ethical conduct when it comes to accountability and company values. The strong dedication by BHP Billiton to become the world’s best resources enterprise motivates the management to invest a lot in workforce training and development (Bratton & Gold, 2017). The company has established a unique capabilities combination in order to link technologies and human resources for the benefit of customers and the society at large.
The main mission of BHP is becoming a global leader in the mining and manufacturing sector. In this regard, this report aims at explaining the importance of the training and development needs identified in assessment 2.
Importance of Training and Development Needs Identified
Based on the previous assessment, the business environment in which BHP operates has experienced numerous changes due to globalisation. As a result, business processes have changed, new technologies of doing business have advanced, new techniques of training and developing human resource have emerged, and also advanced ways of undertaking daily business operations in the sector have emerged (Cascio, 2018). We are in the era of digital revolution, and the internet is taking hastened pace in the business world. Due to digital disruption and the emergence of the internet of things (IoT)….Continue Reading….