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Both dimensions are important to the function and are comprised of the key functional components. Some of the key functional components are: the employment brand, compensation, benefits, the culture/values of the organization, staffing, training/development, compliance, employee engagement and reporting of key metrics. Share your knowledge of the role of human resources in organizations and provide examples of the role as it relates to executing the initiatives necessary to achieving the organization's stated objectives. Identify how the key functional components associated with human resources in organizations are integral to executing strategy. Describe the strategies, structures, and processes associated with human resource efforts in organizations. Be sure to provide an introduction, a purpose for the paper and a conclusion.

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The purpose of this report is to evaluate the evolving role of HR in today's organizations. HR is considered a critical element of the overall strategic planning and thus, this report highlights the role and importance of HR in successful execution of corporate strategy.

Share your knowledge of the role of human resources in organizations and provide examples of the role as it relates to executing the initiatives necessary to achieving the organization's stated objectives.

The role of HR in today's organizations is becoming more and more strategic in nature because HR department is associated with all other functional areas in the sense that it provides the most important asset to each of these functional areas, ie, human resources. The tactical plans at different functional departments cannot be executed without the help of HR teams because HR personnel help departmental heads to secure the right set of talent for executing tactical plans. HR teams help in effective execution of strategy for achieving strategic objectives by ensuring adequate availability of right talent and skill set to the organization. HR teams ensure that employees ...

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According to Gareth Jones (2004) the inevitability of growth increase in most organizations lead to differentiation of organizational functions which is a pertinent source of organizational development that will identify specific areas needed to fulfill ABC's main objective, such as;

?Support functions-"facilitate an organization's control of its relations with its environment and its stakeholders" (Jones, 2004).

?Production functions-"manage and improve the efficiency of an organization's conversion processes so that more value is created." (Jones, 2004).

?Maintenance functions-"enable an organization to keep its departments in operation. Maintenance functions include personnel, to recruit and train workers and improve skills." (Jones, 2004).

?Adaptive functions-"allow an organization to adjust to changes in the environment." (Jones, 2004). This segment is critical to the forward movement of an organization in which case the resistance to change is prevalent.

?Managerial function- "facilitate the control and coordination of activities within and among departments." (Jones, 2004).

Stability

Organizational instability is an ongoing problem within most companies, however, ABC has an advantage of ensuring that their organization possesses a stable working environment. Innovation is a fundamental element in this process for the reason that the cultivation of innovation is what drives increased productivity levels. "In the long run, the only reliable security for any company is the ability to innovate better and longer than competitors. According to Peter Drucker, 'Innovation is the effort to create purposeful focused change in an enterprise's economic or social potential.'" (Davila, Epstein, and Shelton 2006). Innovation and the implementation of it is a significant factor that promotes enhanced levels of organizational performance, consumer/client sustainability and shareholder wealth maximization.

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