Strategic human resources management (SHRM) is the integration of human resources management (HRM) with the strategic mission of the organization. It adapts human resources policies and practices to meet the challenges that agencies face today, as well as those they will face in the future. Human resources management departments must take a proactive role in guiding and supporting agency efforts to meet the changing demands of their external and internal environments.
This fourth edition updates the current knowledge, HRM practices, and legal, social, economic, and technological environment in which public and nonprofit organizations operate in.
Since the third edition, HRM has undergone some significant changes. Many states are attempting ...