Understanding Organizations and the Role of Human Resources Activity

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Understanding Organizations and the Role of Human Resources
Activity 2
Organization Strategy and Human Resources
An organizational strategy is the creation, implementation and evaluation of decisions within an organization that enables it to achieve its long term objectives.
Key strategic considerations of organisation strategy include:
1) What re-configurations, reach extensions and strategic relationships will be necessary to deliver the intended strategy.
2) What new skills and capabilities will be needed and what changes in the procedures relating there too will be required.
3) What performance will be required and how these can be achieved.
4) What changes (if any), are required in the corporate culture to meet the new
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HR is in a position to add value by proper formulation and implementation of these important functions thus supporting organization strategy.
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
A learning organization is fast becoming a reality. In any organization continuous learning means growth through learning events and experiences for individual employees as well as teams, and the organization as a whole. HR plays an important role in developing a culture of continuous learning. Identifying training and development needs and arranging and development programs for employee is part of the whole learning process. A system which creates an environment conductive to learning through experience, coaching, mentoring, self-learning as well as through training and development is a must in the learning organization. HR which is the main organizer, director and controller of learning must ensure that actual learning is followed by its application for bring about improvements in different areas of operations. If that happens, the learning objective is achieved and HR is successful in adding value to the organization.
Three Ways HR Professionals Support Line Managers and their Staff
The primary reason human resources and line managers should work together is because both parties have a vested interest in ensuring the company achieves success. Through working together, line management
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