Strategic Hr in Samsung

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Samsung Strategic HRM Case


“In the recent time human resource management (HRM) has assumed new prominence because of continuing concerns about global competition, the internationalisation of technology and the productivity of labour. It is argued that these market imperatives require manager to change the way in which they manage the employment relationship in order to allow for the most effective utilization of human resources (HR). Managers and academics argue that the traditional approaches to managing workers are inappropriate and ‘can no longer deliver the goods’ (Betcherman et al., 1994, p. 2). Harnessing workers’ full potential and producing the attitudes and behaviour considered necessary for a
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He believed that strategy must be explicitly started rather than be a philosophical mission because only then can organisations develop and balance planned action with entrepreneurial effort. A SHRM is as essential as other strategies for two reasons:
• Individual members of the workforce need to be able to cooperate in order to achieve mutual reinforcement
• Individuals (who comprised the organisation) need to be able to cope with changing environmental conditions
Johnson and Scholes (1999) delve deeply into strategic matters stating that a strategy is the lifeblood of any organisation. They make some key points which are relevant to SHRM:
• If there is not an explicit strategy individuals may work at cross-purposes.
• The top management must clearly communicate the strategy to those whose job it is to implement it – usually employees at the bottom.
• Individuals are creatures of habit and tend to be suspicious of new patterns of working.
• Change must be part of overall strategic planning
• Strategic statements are creative and thus an art.
• Strategic planning requires individuals to change their attitude and thus behaviour.
Strong, deliberate analysis is critical in order for SHRM to be defined and well documented. It will not happened accidentally – their has to be a proactive desire to make policies

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