What is the Most Important HRM Role? Why?

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Alvin Sharma
Manager, Fiji

What is the Most Important HRM Role? Why?

Ulrich defines a HR manager's 4 key roles as: being a strategic partner, change agent, employee champion and administrative expert.
Which is in your opinion the most important role of these 4 for a HR manager in today's times and why? Thanks for sharing your idea...


David Wilson
Manager, Canada

Important HR Role

They are all important as they will help the organization survive and thrive. Depending upon the situation, anyone of the roles may be more critical. For example during a major change initiative, the order may be: change agent, strategic partner, employee champion and then administrative expert.

Tatiana Astakhova
Coach, Russian Federation

Most Important HR Roles

I suppose that today the role of strategic partner is the most important due to chocking dynamics of markets. To observe business and industry trends is extremely important to shape the other roles and functions.

Ali Thiab
HR Consultant, Jordan

The Most Important HRM Role

Being a strategic partner with a talent focus.... Sign up

Manager, Netherlands

Most Important HR Roles

I agree that in these days the role of strategic partner and change agent are the most important, to... Sign up

Dewanto Windoe
HR Consultant, Indonesia

Most Important HR Roles

I think they are all really important. It's like the human body: compare the the strategic partner f... Sign up

Umer Shahzad
Student (MBA), United Kingdom

Most Important HR Roles

I think so. Most importantly the HR manager must have the ability to align the relationship of emplo... Sign up

Manager, Pakistan

Most Important HR Roles

Strategic partner, change agent, employee champion & administrative expert. All 4 qualities are very... Sign up

Student (Other), India

All HR Roles are Important

All the mentioned roles are equally inportant for the betterment of an organization and its people b... Sign up

Everest Turyahikayo
Manager, Uganda

The Most Important Role of HRM

Attracting a competent workforce is the most important role of HRM. The totality of activities unde... Sign up

Aejaz Ali
Student (MBA), Pakistan

The Most Important Role of HRM

I agree that the most most important role of human resources management is to recruite and retain ta... Sign up

Jackie Yeoh
Manager, Malaysia

All These HR Roles are Equally Important

It is important to understand and implement all of the roles of HRM in your organization. I believe ... Sign up

Samuell Yew
Project Manager, Malaysia

Most Important Role of HRM

The most important role of HRM is to strategically address the organization's need of the moment and... Sign up


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