This essay is explanation between HRP and strategy in Japan.

Essay by naosato December 2003

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. Discuss the relevance of human resource planning to contemporary organizations.

Human resource planning has been changing contemporary organisations of company worldwide. The benefits of human resource planning and human resource strategy need to be considered simultaneously because both are concerned with the number of employees, skill levels, skill type, and flow of information within an organisation. This essay will attempt to discuss the relevance of human resource planning to contemporary organizations.

Conceptually, human resource planning determines the human resource required by the organisation to achieve its strategic goals. It is 'the process for ensuring that the human resource requirements of an organisation are identified and plans are made for satisfying those requirements' (Bulla and Scott, 1994). Human resource planning is based on the belief that the aim of human resource planning in any organisation will the appropriate skills, context but in general terms. The typical aims are shown below (Armstrong, 2001).

? improve the utilisation of people by introduction more flexible system of work.

? develop a well-trained and flexible workforce, thus contributing to the organization's ability to adapt to an uncertain and changing environment;

? attract and retain the number of people required with the appropriate skills, expertise andcompetences.

? reduce dependence on external recruitment when key skills are in short supply by formulating retention, as well as employee development, strategies.

? anticipate the problem of potential surpluses or deficits of people.

I am going to express the role and relation of human resource planning to contemporary organisation below by using Merger & Acquisition (M&A). Human resource planning is in charge of "person and organisation" in the all companies reform. Such a situation, it is the role of human resource planning to change the culture and climate of organization and persons as the operation policy of a new...