Case | HBS Case Collection | June 1991 (Revised March 1995)

Becton Dickinson (D): Strategic Human Resource Management Profiling

by Michael Beer


Describes a strategic human resource management process applied at the business unit and corporate level. The purpose of the process is to provide a means for aligning human resource management policies and practices with strategy and to hold managers accountable for managing change and improvement.

Keywords: Change Management; Human Resources; Business or Company Management; Strategic Planning; Corporate Strategy; Health Industry;


Beer, Michael. "Becton Dickinson (D): Strategic Human Resource Management Profiling." Harvard Business School Case 491-155, June 1991. (Revised March 1995.)