What is strategic human resource management?
What is strategic human resource management?

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What is strategic human resource management?


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Figure 2: Farnham, D. (2010) Human Resource Management in Context, CIPD.

Figure 3: Bennett, N. and Lemoine, G.J. (2014) ‘What VUCA really means for you’, Harvard Business Review Jan/Feb. Harvard Business School Publishing.


Table 1: Farnham, D. (2010) Human Resource Management in Context, CIPD.

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