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What is strategic human resource management?
This free course, What is strategic human resource management?, is about the interplay between decision making in HR and the multiple environments within which such decisions are made. The underlying premise is that, normally, better choices are made when they are informed by an understanding of the multiple contexts which are relevant to those choices.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- explain the scope of HRM
- understand the meaning and nature of strategic HRM
- appreciate how HR strategies are related to business strategies
- describe how HR strategies can be informed by a knowledge of labour markets and product markets locally, nationally and internationally
- describe the dynamic nature of global competition and of social and technological trends and their significance for HRM practice.
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Inner and outer contexts
- 2 Different types and levels of context
- 3 Key trends and key theories
- 4 Volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity
- 5 Meta theories
- 6 Interacting contexts
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