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Porter Novelli: Align HR processes with business strategy

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Please prepare a response to the following:

1. Discuss the importance of aligning human resource processes with business strategy.

2. Discuss how the firm used benchmarking to determine the performance standards for leadership, client-facing and specialty/support functions.

3. Identify and explain three objectives of the talent management system including one from each category of operations, customer, and financial objectives.

4. Discuss how the company would measure each objective.

5. Discuss how the changes made to Porter Novelli's talent management system impact organizational performance.

The format of the report is to be as follows:

Type the question followed by your answer to the question.


Goldsmith, M., & Carter L. (2010). Best practices in talent management: How the world's Leading corporations manage, develop, and retain top talent. San Francisco: Pfeiffer.

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Question: Discussion of the importance of aligning the human resource processes with the business strategy

The aligning of the human resource of the company with the business strategy was to develop a comprehensive leadership mechanism that will boost the operations of the company. This would be attained through the upgraded performance management in the organization, professional development and the coordination of the numerous human resource operations. The company would hence be made a more customer based company that meets the needs of the esteemed clients. Through this aligning technique of the human resource processes and the business strategy, Porter Novelli would be able to become a profitable corporation. A large client base will be reached through this strategy hence great diversity will be attained in the corporation.

This alliance that will be formed between the human resource processes of the organization with the organizational strategy, will lead Porters Novelli to have leadership clarity that would be best delivered through the pipeline approach. The other great benefits derived from the corporation would be the clear definition of the roles of the leadership and the management body. This will enable all the departments of the organization to work in collaboration to attain the set strategic goals of the company. Clearly defined job duties to all the personnel in the organization will achieved due to the elaboration of the job functions of the corporation. The performance of Porters Novelli management system will increase because of the aligning process. This was put in place to complement the implemented individual accountability standard of performance. The modifications of the employee procedure will arise where the new duties of the employees would be revised to bring into creation a more ...

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