The greater the fit between HR and organizational strategies, the more likely it is that positive outcomes will result for the organization. The extent to which these strategies are effectively integrated both vertically and horizontally across the organization the more likely they are to increase the organization’s competitive advantage and performance. Alignment and deployment of human resources are essential to value creation and organizational outcomes.
Using the organization you previously selected for the Assignments in Weeks 1 and 2: I used Starbucks
Write a cohesive and scholarly response based on your readings and research this week that addresses the following:
- Based on the theories, frameworks, and/or best practices of strategic HRM you have researched: How can utilizing these attributes contribute to the alignment of HR and organizational strategies? Include 1–2 examples of how the HR and organizational strategies align and 1–2 examples where they appear to conflict for the organization you have chosen.
- Finally, discuss how HR strategies in general can act as drivers for organizational strategies, rather than the opposite.
- Be specific and provide examples.
Please include an introduction and a conclusion and use at least 3 reference in APA format.