Functional Area 1. Business Management and Strategy

PHR Test Content: 11%

SPHR Test Content: 30%

Definitional Framework:

(Author’s Note: The Definitional Framework for this functional areas is substantive... the most substantive that you will find in this quick reference guide. This is by design, as so much of what is discussed in the overview for this functional area is foundational to what is discussed in this chapter, as well as in the other functional areas. As such... please do not skip over this text. It is relevant – especially to many of the BS & M Responsibilities / Areas of Knowledge that are not explicitly covered in this functional area (which are listed at the end of this chapter).

The Evolving Role of HR

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