Smith, Robert (2007): The Strategic Change Champions.
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In this paper, I argue that the quickest means for human resources (HR) and human resource development (HRD) functions to achieve strategic positions in their organizations is to foster their roles as change champions and as providers of people-oriented decision-support. HRD practitioners have been trapped in the midst of an identity crisis as they increasingly have had to relinquish their former roles as trainers. This paper outlines a new way forward for HR/HRD practitioners as they attempt to sort out their new organizational roles and function in contemporary organizations where the outsourcing of HR/HRD functions including employee relations, benefits, training, etc. is quickly becoming the norm.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The Strategic Change Champions|
|English Title:||Strategic Human Resources and Human Resource Development as Change Champions and Decision-Support|
|Keywords:||Human Resource Development; Human Resources; Change Champion; HR functions|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O15 - Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration|
|Depositing User:||Robert Smith|
|Date Deposited:||01. Apr 2009 13:45|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 04:47|
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