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5.1: Introduction to the Workforce Planning Process

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    What you’ll learn to do: Describe the steps in the workforce planning process

    Workforce planning is a process for aligning human resources—as a function and the people—in support of the organization’s strategy over a long-term planning horizon. In this section, we’ll discuss what the workforce planning process entails, including its alignment with business strategy, how human resources are assessed, how to determine the supply and demand for labor and the outcome of the workforce planning process.

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