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Question 1

Define SHRM Model 2000-2010 & 2011-2020


The Defination of SHRM (2000 - 2010)

Strategic human resource management includes

typical human resource components such as

hiring, discipline, and payroll, and also involves working with employees in a collaborative manner

to boost retention, improve the quality of the work experience, and maximize the mutual benefit of employment for both the employee and the employer.

The Defination of SHRM (2011 - 2020)

SHRM or Strategic Human Resource Management can be defined as

Improve business performance

The linking of


Strategic goals & objectives

human resources

in order to

Develop organizational culture

That foster

innovation, flexibility and competitive advantage

as well as


recruiting, selecting, training and rewarding personnel.

Through HR activities such as

in the formulation and implementation of the company's strategies

accepting and involving the HR function as a strategic partner

b. Explain the factors that influence HR System.

The "Five Factors" Influencing the HR System: -

External Environment:

The Workforce

Organization Culture

Organization Strategy

Technology of Production & Organization of Work

Social: social values, roles, trends, etc.

Political: political forces, changes. Ex. Bush presidency and its agenda for Social Security.

Legal: laws, court decisions, regulatory rules

Economic: product, labor, capital, factor markets.


Employee Diversity

Contingent Workforce

Weak vs. Strong culture

"Type" of culture

Cultural Competency

Cultural Advantage

Company culture vs. National culture

What are a firm's distinctive competencies?

What is the basis that competitive strategy be sustained?

What are a firm's strategic objectives?

Compare corporate and Business strategies.

Physical layout/employee proximity

Required employee skills

Ease of monitoring employees' input

Input/Output ratio

C. How Technology affects HRM Practices?

Recruiting: Website Vs.

newspaper advertising

Employee Selection: Web-based questions

Training & Development: Online Materials/Online Video Conference Vs. to go any training Center

Ethics and Employee...