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MHRM 6900 Capstone: Human Resources Planning in Action: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

MHRM 6900 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Adams, A. (2011). Mapping a strategic approach to HR leadership. Strategic HR Review, 11(1), 31–36.

Anonymous. (2004). What role should HR play in corporate ethics? HR Focus, 81(1), 3–5.

Anonymous. (2010). HR wins a strategic role at QBE Insurance: Transformation takes place in partnership with business leaders. Human Resource Management International Digest, 18(5), 19–21.

Beinhocker, E. D., & Kaplan, S. (2003). The real value of strategic planning: The goal of a strategic planning process should not be to make strategy but to build prepared minds that are capable of making sound strategic decisions. MIT Sloan Management Review, 44(2), 71–76.

Bennett, D., & Brush, M. (2007). The annual HR strategic planning process: Design and facilitation lessons from Corning Incorporated Human Resources. Organization Development Journal, 25(3), 87–93.

Bonn, I., & Fisher, J. (2005). Corporate governance and business ethics: Insights from the strategic planning experience. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 13(6), 730–738.

Chavan, M. (2009). The balanced scorecard: A new challenge. Journal of Management Development, 28(5), 393–406.

Clark, R. L., & Ghent, L. (2010). Strategic HR management with an aging workforce: Using demographic models to determine optimal employment policies. Population Research and Policy Review, 29(1), 65–80.

Halepete, J., Sheshadri Iyer, K. V., & Park, S. C. (2008). Wal-Mart in India: A success or failure? International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 36(9), 701–713.

Hariharan, K. (2006). The strategic role of human resource management. Siliconindia, 10(7), 40–41.

Hosmer, L. T. (1994). Strategic planning as if ethics mattered. Strategic Management Journal, 15, 17–34.

Kendrick, J. (2004). Plan or die! Professional Safety, 49(3), 8.

O’Regan, N., & Ghobadian, A. (2007). Formal strategic planning: Annual raindance or wheel of success? Strategic Change, 16(1/2), 11–22.

Probst, G., Raisch, S., & Tushman, M. L. (2011). Ambidextrous leadership: Emerging challenges for business and HR leaders. Organizational Dynamics, 40(4), 326–334.

Rheault, D. (2003). Freshening up strategic planning: More than fill-in-the-blanks. The Journal of Business Strategy, 24(6), 33–37.

Robb, D. (2011). Creating metrics for senior management. HR Magazine, 56(12), 109–111.

Schiff, C. (2008). Requirements for budgeting, planning and forecasting. DM Review, 18(8), 26–27.

Scroggins, W. A. (2010). International human resource management: Diversity, issues, and challenges. Personnel Review, 39(4), 409–413.

Siedel, G. J. (2006). The art of compliance. European Business Forum, (27), 36–50.

Simons, R. (2010). Stress-test your strategy. Harvard Business Review, 88(11), 92–100.

Skar┼żauskiene, A. (2010). Managing complexity: Systems thinking as a catalyst of the organization performance. Measuring Business Excellence, 14(4), 49–64.

Steare, R. (2010). Rebuilding trust – the HR challenge. Human Resources Magazine, 15(3), 2–3.

Thomas, H. (2007). An analysis of the environment and competitive dynamics of management education. Journal of Management Development, 26(1), 9–21.

Tracey, J. B., & Nathan, A. E. (2002). The strategic and operational roles of human resources: An emerging model. Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 43(4), 17–26.

Tyler-Cagni, L., & Hills, J. (2008). HR leading by example during Zegna transformation. Strategic HR Review, 7(1), 22–27.

Ulrich, D. (1986). Human resource planning as a competitive edge. Human Resource Planning, 9(2), 41–50.

Ulrich, D. (2005). Value considerations to help you with next year’s HR plan. HR Focus, 82(12), 6–7.

Victoria, F., & Jenica, P. (2008). The multi-annual planning, a connection between the strategic planning and the operative planning. Annals of the University of Oradea, Economic Science Series, 17(3), 1223–1230.

Zuckerman, A. M. (2011). What would you do? Does the strategic plan require updating because of healthcare reform? Healthcare Financial Management, 65(2), 102, 104.


Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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