STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
As a Human Resource Management (HRM) Consultant, you have been asked to research and produce an informative and advisory paper that will inform, structure debate and enlighten business leaders from both private and public sector organisations, of the theoretical basis, models and practices of Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM). The specific aim of this work is to promote understanding of the theoretical basis of SHRM, Performance Management and Reward whilst managing the Employment Relations.
TASK 1 – 1000 words
Choose an organisation you are familiar with and explain the relationship between the business strategy and the human resource strategy with further explanation of vertical alignment and horizontal integration across your chosen organisation.
You are to critically evaluate, compare and contrast the theoretical basis and range of relevant models of SHRM (at least 3 models are expected). Apply a specific model to your chosen organisation and make recommendations on how your client could design/re-design a performance management system to support organisational development and change.
TASK 2 – 1000 Words
Explain and critically discuss the nature and theoretical perspectives of Employment Relations. You are to identify and critically evaluate the roles of the actors within the Employment Relationship with analysis of the changing nature of employment relations. You will make recommendations of how mechanisms of employee participation and employee voice can contribute to improved employment relations within the context of your chosen organisation.
- Please go straight to the point and no need for title or introduction as this will not form part of the word-count.
- Each task must be supported by making reference to authoritative and reliable academic sources. Please see below the list of some of the unreliable sources you cannot use.
- Use of journal articles is essential, use as many as you can please
- Harvard referencing style is required and must be applied