Human Resource Planning

A monthly magazine provides news, issues, profiles, and trend analysis affecting the human resources profession.

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 2, June

Determining a Strategy for Evaluating Training: Operating within Organizational Constraints
Introduction The past decade has witnessed an unparalleled growth in the number of employee/management development programs initiated in organizational settings. Not surprisingly then, training and development costs are often a major component of the...
HRM and Sustainable Competitive Advantage: Lessons from Delta Air Lines
What does top management need to know about human resource management (HRM)? The traditional response to this question has been "very little." At best, managers have recognized that HRM consists of a handful of tools useful for addressing specific administrative...
Intervening in the Middle: Coping Strategies in Mergers and Acquisitions
Most human resource (HR) researchers, and practitioners involved in the merger and acquisition (M/A) process readily agree that the personal, interpersonal, group, and intergroup dynamics that follow the combination of two firms are significant determinants...
Strategic and Human Resource Planning: Linking Customers and Employees
Introduction Merging strategic and human resource (HR) planning activities has become a critical source of competitiveness for all organizations. Executives must be able to integrate strategic initiatives and HR practices to gain competitive advantage...