The role of HRM

The role of HRM has evolved over the past decade from a bureaucratic enforcer of policies to that of a strategic business partner with the organization’s senior management. Strategic HRM in an integral part of an organization’s competitiveness, profitability, and relevance. Organizational performance is gained through HRM’s effective management of employees that is in harmony with the organization’s strategy.


Discussion Question 1:

Consider the corporate strategy for a current or previous employer and relate why HR professionals need to be fully aware of your organization’s strategy.

Discussion Question 2:

Consider a current or previous employer and analyze how your HR department or HR professional’s participation in corporate strategy developed over time.

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