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What are the basic steps in developing a strategic human resources system? What factors will influence its success?

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A human resource strategy is to cultivate after considering an organization's environment, mission and objectives, strategic posture and internal strengths and weaknesses, as well as its culture.

An organization's strategy is much more than a game plan. It covers only one game and one opponent, whereas a strategy deals with various core issues such as technological advancements, changes in customer preferences and new government regulations. Also, it is focused on many elements of a firm's environment such as competitors, government, and employees. A strategy, then, is a comprehensive and integrated plan with relatively long-term implications designed to achieve the primary objectives of an organization. (Das, 2005 p. 24).

Strategic human resource management (SHRM) links the human resource management practices to the strategic needs of an organization and aims to provide it with an adequate workforce while meeting the needs of its members and other constituents of the society. To be effective, a human resource strategy should be formulated after considering an organization's environment, mission and objectives, strategic posture and internal strengths and weaknesses, including its culture.

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Strategic planning for human resources is essential to innovation practices and in helping an organization to achieve their long-term objectives. Organizational strategy is a plan for the development of a business over a period of time.

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