The Field Of Human Resource Management Essay

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Executive Summary
Several studies in the field of Human Resource Management concentrate on the importance of a Human Resources Business Partner to the organisation’s performance. Bredin (2008) notes a shift from traditional to strategic Human Resources Management and the implications for the organisation. Ulrich (1997) suggested how Human Resource Management and the role of a Human Resources Business Partner can contribute to an organisation’s competitive advantage. The objective of this literature review is to provide a reasonable understanding regarding the various roles and structures in Human Resources. It looks at changes, barriers, challenges and the implication of those changes faced by a Human Resources Business Partner when moving into the role of strategic business partner.
Adding value to the organisation’s strategic outcomes by knowing the business and applying their knowledge to implement change.

Introduction

Business today is competitive and driven by a precipitous market, retention of talent, new technologies and globalisation. To effectively cope with market changes, an organisation must build on improving their workforce proficiencies and thereby improving the organisation’s ability to be competitive, successful and build business continuity. And this is where the role of a HRBP has come into play to ensure that an organisation has strategies and abilities to overcome changes and challenges.
HRBP is a business centred model developed to ensure support
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