Critically discuss the link between HRM (human resource management) and business strategy with reference to relevant theories discussed in Unit 1. In your response, you must also discuss the importance of strategic HR planning.
2. It is generally argued that a firm’s corporate strategy must lead to its HR strategy. Discuss how firms align their HR strategies with (a) a low-cost-provider strategy and
(b) a differentiation strategy.
3. Senior HR managers are usually concerned about the various environmental factors that affect HR policies. Draw on your experiences with or knowledge of an organization with which you are familiar to demonstrate how this firm takes various environmental factors into account as it develops its HR policies.