The evolution of transactional work vice transformational work to include increased globalization, technological changes, flexibility, litigation increase, and character change of workforce has influenced the HR management function over the past 10 years. Also, evolving HR trends during the processes of hiring, training, compensation and termination influenced roles of serving as strategic partner or leader within an organization.
Being complacent in the organization of the business and not embracing the business of the organization in which the HR professionals having the competitive mindset to think strategically is holding HR professionals back from serving in the strategic HR role.
Two positive contextual influences that will impact HR function from today forward is face-to-face communication and social media. Two negative contextual influences that will impact HR function from today forward is business and cost strategies