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202 wordsCreative project Over the last two decades there has been a profound shift in thinking about the role that people play in the success of the business, with a growing view that the management of people is a key organizational capability and one which should be highly integrated with the strategic aims of the business. A cornerstone of this notion of strategic human resource management is the creation of linkage or integration between the overall strategic aims of the business and the human resour...
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