SNOW mountain hotel is a successful business enterprise that is looking to address some areas of vulnerability. In this analysis, the Business Partner Model, analysis of the shared service centre and the HR responsibilities of the line manager will be proved. There is a need to devise practical solutions that would enable the company to gain competitive advantage and find ways of sustenance for the company.
Purpose of this report is to explain the nuanced issues and the key strategic HR issues and challenges faced by the hotel. The report will look into ways to systematically address these challenges and find feasible solutions for the same.
2. Issues to Consider
The key issues that need to be explained is discussed in the following.
2.1 Business Partner Model
Theoretical explanation of business partner model
This model was developed by Ulrich who has divided the HR functions intro three functional segments. The individuals of the company work in liaisons with the managers by forming small groups. The business partners, employees of the group try to devise strategic solutions for the various issues of the company. The centres of expertise are maintained by the company as libraries of information. Ulrich proposed the model to aid in the strategic growth of the company. The HR department works in close liaisons with them to develop strategic advantages for the company (Ulrich, 2013). The HR business partner model is a systematic efforts taken by the HR department to address the issues in strategic planning for the business. This is done to meet the present challenges and future goals of the company.