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Staffing to Support Business Strategy

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- A firms talent philosophy and business strategy influence the human resource strategy that guide

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A firm's talent philosophy and business strategy influence the human resource strategy that guides its staffing strategy. As explained in Staffing to Support Business Strategy, this philosophy reflects how organizations think about their employees. Its business strategies are created to leverage resources and capabilities in ways that result in superior value creation compared to competitors. Its competitive advantage depends on its ability to leverage the resources and capabilities that derive from the talent it is able to hire and retain. How it positions itself to compete in the marketplace determines the competitive advantage it needs to create and the staffing strategies it needs to pursue to acquire and retain the appropriate talent. A company's choice and execution of its staffing strategy influences the number and types of people it hires, and thus its ability to maintain a competitive advantage and execute its business strategy. This book also discusses the nine strategic staffing decisions all firms must make.

Other Titles in the Staffing Strategically Series:

  • Assessing External Job Candidates
  • Assessing Internal Job Candidates
  • The Legal Context of Staffing
  • Staffing Forecasting and Planning

All 5 titles are also available in a kit!

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Resource-Based View of the Firm
  • Business Strategy
  • Talent Philosophy
  • Deriving Staffing Strategy
  • Strategic Staffing Decisions
  • Competitive Talent Advantage
  • Goals of Strategic Staffing
  • Summary

About the Authors:

Jean M. Phillips, Ph.D., is an associate professor of human resource management at the School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University. Dr. Phillips is a current or former member of several editorial boards, including Personnel Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Management. She is also the co-author of the college textbooks Managing Now! (2007) and Strategic Staffing (2008), and consults in the areas of recruiting and staffing, linking employee surveys to organizational outcomes, and team effectiveness.

Stanley M. Gully, Ph.D., is an associate professor of human resource management at the School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University. He is a current or former member of the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Journal of Management. He is the co-author of Strategic Staffing (2008) and consults in the areas of recruiting and staffing, employee engagement, team effectiveness, and organizational learning interventions.

Additional Information
Name Staffing to Support Business Strategy
SKU 61.14509
Year published 2009
Page count 72
Publisher SHRM
ISBN 9781586441616
Author Jean M. Phillips and Stanley M. Gully
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