Human Resource Management Role in the Development

Portfolio activity 1

Author Date Type of publication Theme 1 – HR managers search for leaders Theme 2 – the role of HRM in company success Theme 3 – successful HR strategies
Kalinoski 2005 Journal The creation of the leaders out of the existing employees using identifying characteristic features Benefits from coaching employees
Dunn 2009 Journal Coaching and training of the leaders inside the company Benefits from coaching employees
Beck 2009 Journal Detection and development of leadership characteristics Service, control, and collaboration as the key concepts in the family business HRM
Lockwood 2005 Journal The beneficial role of HR management is company change The advantages of the change management
Haesli & Boxall 2005 Journal The role of HR manager knowledge in the company success Personalization-retention and codification-recruitment configurations in HR strategy

Portfolio activity 2


The research aims to identify different human resource strategies used in the successful development of such huge companies as Coca-Cola, Boeing, and the family business Wakefield Winery for explaining the role of human resource management in coping with changes in the modern unstable situation in the world brings.


The objectives of the research come out of its aim. The main purpose of this secondary research is to check the literature sources devoted to human resource management and identify what role different human resource strategies play in the success of the company’s functioning. Furthermore, within the human resource management strategies, leadership identification and training is going to be considered as one of the factors of successful company development. The research is going to pursue the following objectives:

  1. Consider the main strategies human resource managers use in their practice.
  2. Identify the role of human resource managers in the creation of the leadership relation in the company. The strategies human resource managers should use for training leaders are going to be described.
  3. Investigate the advantages and disadvantages of coaching strategy human resource managers apply for training leaders among the company employees.
  4. Highlight the role of human resource managers in the successful functioning of different companies with the use of specific examples.
  5. Clarify the role of knowledge human resource managers have in the company and how this knowledge helps those react to changes.
  6. Consider specific examples when the timeline reaction on change helped the company avoid some specific costs and unexpected expenses, with the help of the beneficial human resource management.


The research which is going to be conducted has some specific practical value. Having considered the results, it will be possible to state whether human resource management plays a vital role in the company’s development or not. The answers will allow making conclusions on whether small companies should use the service use offered by the human resource managers of their responsibilities may be considered by some leaders. Furthermore, the role of the human resource management in the leaders’ development may help the company understand what is cheaper, to employ a person who can be a leader or to train existing employees and offer him/her additional knowledge for developing leadership relations in the company.

Reference List

Beck, D 2009, ‘HR can help ensure the success of family businesses—From mom-and-pop stores to Wal-Mart’, Employment Relations Today (Wiley), vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 31-38.

Dunn, MW 2009, ‘Leadership coaching: The developmental power of the one-on-one’, Employment Relations Today (Wiley), vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 25-29.

Haesli, A & Boxall, P 2005, ‘When knowledge management meets HR strategy: an exploration of personalization-retention and codification-recruitment configurations’, International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol.16, no. 11, pp. 1955-1975.

Kalinoski, GJ 2005, ‘HR firm finds niche in leadership’, Fairfield County Business Journal, vol. 44, no. 43, p. 19.

Lockwood, NR 2005, ‘Crisis Management in Today’s Business Environment: HR’s Strategic Role’, HRMagazine, vol. 50, n. 12, p. 1.