Internal influences on HR objectives


Corporate objectives

These objectives may include growth in market share, new product development, improved returns to shareholders and increased competitiveness. In all cases, there will be an impact on the workforce

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Production strategies

Will have an impact on the workforce: loss of jobs through capital-intensive strategy, new skill development for innovation, relocation or lean production needing teamwork training and improved communication skills

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Marketing strategies

Such as product development may have an impact on future recruitment and selection, as well as training for existing employees

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Financial strategies

Such as the introduction of profit centres, cost minimisation and the allocation of capital expenditure will influence on the training programmes offered by a business. In some cases, this could mean that the training budget is cut or out-sourced, or that the training and development programme is reviewed and adapted to changing needs

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