Keynote address : aligning HR with a changing business landscape

Davidson, Paul (2014) Keynote address : aligning HR with a changing business landscape. In Sri Lankan National HRM Conference, 18 – 19 June 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Unpublished)


"Firstly, I thank you sincerely for your kind invitation and warm welcome to Sri Lanka and to this national HR conference,

I particularly acknowledge the initiative of Chairman of the Technical Committee, Dr Asoka Jinadasa in making it possible for me to be here, and to offer this contribution to your conference.

I congratulate you on assembling such an impressive array of talent to aid your discussions. I hope I can add usefully to your conversations.

In particular I congratulate you on developing such a good definition of HRM:

“A strategic and integrated approach in acquisition, development and engagement of talent using relevant tools, with proper policies, products and processes in creating a conducive climate towards achieving organizational excellence and societal well-being”

To me, that means that HR has to add value to the organisation, through an integrated set of tools, competencies, and policies, which are all consistent with the business model..."

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ID Code: 74554
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
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Keywords: Aligning HR, Business Landscape
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The Author
Deposited On: 30 Jul 2014 23:02
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2014 12:32

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