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HR education also comes by way of professional associations, which offer training and certification.

The Society for Human Resource Management, which is based in the United States, is the largest professional association dedicated to HR,[1 ! with o"er #$ , members in 1% countries.[# ! &t offers a suite of 'rofessional in Human Resources ('HR) certifications through its HR *ertification &nstitute. The *hartered &nstitute of 'ersonnel and +e"elopment, based in ,ngland, is the oldest professional HR association,with its predecessor institution being founded in 1-1.. Se"eral associations also ser"e niches within HR. The &nstitute of Recruiters (&/R) is a recruitment professional association, offering members education, support and training.[#1! 0orldat0or1 focuses on 2total rewards2 (i.e., compensation, benefits, wor1 life, performance, recognition, and career de"elopment), offering se"eral certifications and training programs dealing with remuneration and wor13life balance. /ther niche associations include the 4merican Society for Training 5 +e"elopment and Recognition 'rofessionals &nternational. 'ublications 4cademic and practitioner publications dealing e6clusi"ely with HR7 *ornell HR Re"iew HR Maga8ine (SHRM) Human Resource Management (9ohn 0iley 5 Sons) Human Resource Management Re"iew (,lse"ier) &nternational 9ournal of Human Resource Management (Taylor 5 :rancis) 'erspecti"es on 0or1 (;,R4) Related publications7 4cademy of Management 9ournal 4cademy of Management Re"iew 4dministrati"e Science <uarterly (Samuel *urtis 9ohnson =raduate School of Management) /rgani8ation Science (&>:/RMS) See also 0i1imedia *ommons has media related to7 Human resources management 4spiration Management /rgani8ational beha"ior /rgani8ational theory References ;ibrary resources

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allowin" for fa iliarit$ a on" staff and "reater efficienc$ in turnaround* 9assen"ers were not assi"ned seats.Human resource management Southwest 4irlines # #7 4n &ndustry Under Siege Harvard Business School: 9-803-133 .6ecuti"e Summary Southwest Airlines in 2002 faced a serious of i !ortant ana"e ent decisions after the 9#11 tra"ed$ in order to continue the record %rea&in" co !an$ "rowth that Southwest had e'!erienced since the 19(0)s* Southwest Airlines revolutioni+ed the airline industr$ with what is &nown as the Southwest .airlines co e in at the lowest return on each dollar invested at around 2*52* Southwest Airlines e'!erienced 30 consecutive $ears of !rofit a ere two $ears after it)s foundin" in 19(1* 6an$ air!orts %e"an re4uestin" Southwest service for their !assen"ers.the a0or carriers entered into !rice wars to undercut co !etition* Althou"h.sur!risin"l$..the direction the co !an$ conte !lated in 2002.!oint-to-!oint service.Southwest still ana"e to continue to turn a !rofit and e'!and due to their e'!ansion into a reservation s$ste and their co it ent to a culture and e'!erience that !assen"ers were drawn to* #).%ut throu"hout Southwest)s e'!ansion.which in essence ta&es ost !assen"ers fro the ori"ination. 0hat is the competiti"e ad"antage that the company obtained as discussed in the caseJ Southwest Airlines co !etitive advanta"es are their !oint-to-!oint services which are "enerall$ tar"etin" the fre4uent %usiness traveler* 7ith several re"ular fli"hts !er da$.the co !an$ wanted to co it to a ana"ea%le annual "rowth rate of a%out 10-152* 3he followin" 4uestions and discussion will address the historical challen"es of Southwest airlines.si !l$ %oardin" sections.relia%le turnaround ti e usin" onl$ one version of aircraft.Southwest ado!ted a !olit$ that irre"ardless of the !rofita%ilit$ of e'!ansion o!!ortunities.the$ will %e auto aticall$ %oo&ed onto another fli"ht* Secondl$.Southwest strate"icall$ secured routes throu"h secondar$ air!orts which "enerall$ had lower fi'ed costs for the airlines and less con"estions for !assen"ers ease* 8inall$. 0hat is the competiti"e business en"ironment 3he airline industr$ has alwa$s %een co !etitive* 5n an anal$sis of the ost !rofita%l$ invest ents as !er our class discussion.ffect: low cost fares.10 inute turnaround/ and an en0o$a%le friendl$ at os!here* After the Airline 1ere"ulation Act of 19(8.Southwest focused on 4uic&.the co !an$ ai ed to aintain a ana"ea%le "rowth rate and focus on their core co !etencies of low !rice fares that would co !ete with the cost of drivin" to the destination* 5n the id 1990)s.and then transfers the to their : .throu"h the hu%.if a !assen"er ha!!ens to iss their fli"ht.these dealin"s did affect Southwest)s %otto line.and a %rief loo& at the challen"es of toda$* 1).which allowed for !assen"er loadin" to %e conducted ore efficientl$* 3he traditional airline odel is the Hu% and S!o&e odel.

tic&etless/ travel !ro"ra as well as Southwest*co * A).Southwest will %e there* ( .destination* Southwest)s !oint to !oint s$ste was ore relia%le %ecause it did not de!end on the on ti e arrival of an earlier fli"ht for de!arture* Southwest also i !le ented the first and ost si !listic fre4uent-flier !ro"ra : !urchase ei"ht fli"hts and "et one free* Southwest)s initiall$ connected with four co !uter reservation and tic&etin" s$ste s and also the !owerful SAB.such as drivin" or ta&in" a train* 3he airline industr$ is sensitive to . s$ste s which !ushed Southwest to develo! the . 4ll other 4irlines Threat of substitute @argaining power of suppliers Threat of new entrants @argaining 'ower Southwest airlines does stru""le a"ainst the threat of su%stitutes uch li&e an$ other airline and in this case the threat of su%stitutes is the decision to use an alternate for of travel.. 0hat strategy andEor model was used or implemented in this caseJ @argaining power of buyers 9orter)s 5 =o !etitive 8orces 6odel Threa ts Southwest "s.. ca !ai"n.which we saw after 9#11 when the co !an$ launched ads sa$in" that when A erica is read$ to fl$ a"ain.tra"ed$/ such as when there is a !lane crash or an event li&e 9#11< consu ers tend to switch to a su%stitute or chose not to travel in the first !lace* Southwest)s %est defense is a stron" 9. s$ste * 3his allowed travel a"ents to view fli"ht infor ation and even !rint tic&ets* 5n 1994Southwest was onl$ connected throu"h the SAB.

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