Powerful Partnerships: Linkages between HR and Strategic Business Activities in the Delaware Valley

  • D. W. Danner


The challenge of the 80’s was seen as effectively linking human resource planning to business planning and strategic activities (Burack, 1986). The current literature offers the same prescription for organizations which want to be able to survive the accelerating change and instability of the business environment going into the 1990’s.


Business Planning Business Line Strategic Business Human Resource Professional Human Resource Planning 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. W. Danner
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  1. 1.Hahnemann UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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