HRM and the Department of Veterans Affairs

Human Resource Change Management Plan Approach Paper for Department of Veterans Affairs Objective E.1 from the FY 2003-2008 Strategic Plan

Like every other organization in the world today, employees are the foundation of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the key to its success. In spite of the enormous contribution made by VA to the country in caring for its veterans and their families, the department has experienced some negative publicity as a result of various failures in patient care and administration that have adversely affected employee morale across the board (Veterans' Hospital under Investigation, 2003). Therefore, the purpose of this initiative is to ensure that VA has the workforce it needs to serve veterans and their families, today and in the future. The 21st century presents VA with an unprecedented set of human capital challenges -- an aging workforce, a shifting and...
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