Solution Library

Harvard Business School Case Study No. 9-491-155 Becton Dickinson (D)

Question

Case Study Analysis: Harvard Business School No. 9-491-155

Becton Dickinson (D)

The Brief

Assume the role/perspective of Ray Gilmartin, CEO of Becton Dickinson (BD). With the benefit of complete history for BD’s SHRM evolution, Ray Gilmartin now faces a key turning point in 1992. Following the review meeting with Mike Beer and Russ Eisenstat, Gilmartin now faces some key questions.

Please address the following questions:

1. In relation to SHRM’s role and the possible contribution profiling could contribute, what are the most significant issues facing BD at this time? Why are they important?
2. Should SHRM profiling be continued as a policy and practice at BD? Why or why not?
3. If SHRM is to continue, how should it be reconceived and/or redesigned? Why are your recommendations important? What objectives are they intended to achieve?

Summary

This Harvard case study belongs to Corporate Strategy and it is about Becton Dickinson and Company which is one of the top pharmaceutical companies. The human resource management of the organization was not producing desired results and hence, the company had to adopt strategic human resource management profiling. The human resource when aligned with the strategic aims of the organization can yield in better results.

Total Word Count 1233

 

Download Full Solution

Comments

  • HWA
    Rasha

    this is a very good website

  • HWA
    maani

    I have 50 questions for the same test your page is showing only 28

  • HWA
    joeanne

    hi can you please help or guide me to answer my assignments. thanks

  • HWA
    joeanne

    hi can anyone help or guide me to my assignments. thanks

  • HWA
    Monik


  • HWA
    Cristina

    This solution is perfect ...thanks

  • HWA
    Janete

    Hello Allison,I love the 2nd image that you did! I also, had never heard of SumoPaint, is something that I will have to exolpre a bit! I understand completely the 52 (or so) youtube videos that you probably watched. Sometimes they have what you want, sometimes they don't! However, it is always satisfying when you are able to produce something that you have taught yourself. Great job!Debra 0 likes

  • HWA
    Sandeep

    Perfect bank of solution. 

  • HWA
    Oxana

    great !

  • HWA
    Paul Brandon-Fritzius

    thanks for the quick response. the solution looks good. :)

  • HWA
    tina Johnson

    thnx for the answer. it was perfect. just the way i wanted it. 

  • HWA
    Giuseppe

    works fine.