The Biggest Challenges Facing HR Departments Today In today’s highly competitive global marketplace, human resource departments are facing greater challenges all the time. Accordingly, the following discussion identifies and discusses some the biggest challenges facing HR departments today. The Challenge of Retention and Turnover in the Global Marketplace There is no question that one of the biggest challenges facing HR departments today concerns retention and turnover (Wheeler, Harris & Harvey, 2010). To explain, globalization has led to what is commonly referred to as the war for talent. This means that in the global marketplace, organizations must compete fiercely for the best workers and human resource talent. And the reason...The end:
.....lenges include the challenge of managing retention and turnover in the global marketplace, engaging all employees, and optimizing employee performance in the service context through High Performance Work Systems. REFERENCES Chuang, C. & Liao, H. (2010). Strategic Human Resource Management in service context: taking care of business by taking care of employees and customers. Personnel Psychology. 63(1). pp. 153-197. Klie, S. (2010). Management broken, but there's hope. Canadian. HR Reporter. 23(12). pp. 14-16. Wheeler, A.R., Harris, K.J. & Harvey, P. (2010). Moderating and Mediating the HRM Effectiveness - Intent to Turnover Relationship: The Roles of Supervisors and Job Embeddedness. Journal of Managerial Issues. 22(2). pp. 182-196.