The strategic perspective on human resource management is not a novel concept; rather, it was in practice, since ancient times. Many epic wars like “Mahabharata” were fought on the concept of strategizing the manpower and facilitating the optimal utilization of these resources.

Human resource management is under immense pressure in the 21st century given the rapid changes in the political, technological, market, and demographic spheres. In such environments, building capability that ensures successful execution of a business’s strategy becomes more critical for leaders, managers, and HR professionals.

Strategic Human Resource Management provides new ways of thinking about how employees—an organisation’s talent—are attracted, developed ...

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