The HRM Professional As A Strategic Partner

Gone are the days when the primary role of HRM Professionals is to 'hire and fire.' Today, the corporate world and the work environments take a new shape and sound. Cultures and norms meet and mix in the shop floor, so much so that human resource, where it used to be viewed as a capital expense, is now considered as the a capital investment. Hence, HRM professionals have now a different set of roles.

The book entitled, "Personnel Management of the 21st Century" highlights some of the most crucial roles and responsibilities that a HRM Professional should carry on to become an effective strategic partner to business owners and decision makers, to wit:

Initiates and facilitates the strategic process of crafting the organization's mission-vision and values;

Utilizes a planning process to arrive at clear performance indicators and targets aligned to business strategies;

Continuously acquires a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of the business and its dynamics and environment, as well as identifies the implications of (HRM or) human resource actions as a result of these; Click here to read more.

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