Case | HBS Case Collection | July 1995 (Revised April 1999)

Becton Dickinson (E): An Assessment of Strategic Human Resource Management Profiling

by Michael Beer and Pamela J. Maus

Abstract

This case presents an assessment of the strategic human resource management (SHRM) profiling process implemented at Becton Dickinson. It explores the questions the assessment raised about the viability of the process and what aspects might be changed if the process is to be continued.

Keywords: Change Management; Human Resources; Management Practices and Processes; Strategic Planning; Health Industry;

Citation:

Beer, Michael, and Pamela J. Maus. "Becton Dickinson (E): An Assessment of Strategic Human Resource Management Profiling." Harvard Business School Case 496-007, July 1995. (Revised April 1999.)