Operational Vs. Strategic Workforce Planning: Understanding The Difference And When To Use Each
One of the most important things an organization can do is plan for the future, but there are fundamentally two different kinds of planning: operational (or tactical) and strategic. Both kinds are required when planning their workforce, as they serve very different needs. Strategic Workforce Planning ensures that people strategies align with the organization's strategic plan. Good Strategic Workforce Planning recognizes that the workforce is not homogenous and so there is a need to segment the workforce.