1. Explain (with reference to Air National) the importance of strategic human resource management and the need for adopting both a medium- and long-term perspective in respect of human resource management.
2. Assess the purpose of strategic human resources management and evaluate how it has contributed to organisational objectives in Air National.
The link between corporate strategy and human resource management strategy needs to be made clear to show their interrelationship; you also need to demonstrate through examples from the case study how the human resource management strategy supports and contributes to organisational purposes.
You should use the Air National case study as your main reference point, but also mention any relevant academic theories or models.
Please note the following from the syllabus, which need to be covered in this assignment:
Definition of HRM; characteristics of HRM approach; 2 models of HRM; HRM activities; HRM and personnel management (the differences).
Strategy: organisational strategy; HRM strategy; benefits of HRM strategy for organisations; alignment of organisational and HRM strategies; impact of organisational strategy on HRM strategy; influence of HRM strategy on organisational strategy; human capital management; HRM strategy and organisational performance; creating value; business focus of HRM strategy; efficient human resource management.