Part 1 – Project Context
1.1. Key Stakeholders
In order to make a more accurate assessment of what you will need in your new HR system it is important that you involve key stakeholders of the company in the decision making process. The following is a list of the key stakeholders that should be included in the decision-making process:
CEO-Dr. Michael Riordan is the boss of the entire company and the person behind making the corporate strategies. He is primarily concerned with the performances of the company as well as the services the company is providing to the customers and employees. So integrating a new HR system directly involves him because it involves the performance and service of the company.
Chief Operating Officer- Hugh McCauley directs, administers and coordinates the activities of the organization in support of policies, goals and objectives established by the chief executive officer and the Board of Directors.
Director of HR- Yvonne McMillan develops policy and directs and coordinates human resources activities, such as employment, compensation, labor relations, benefits, training and employee services.
Director of Account and Finance- Donald Bryson directs financial activities of an organization.
Chief Financial Officer- Dale Edgel directs the accounting, finance and Human Resources functions toward achievement of the company’s key results while upholding company values.
Chief Information Officer- Chief IS/IT officer of organization Maria Trinh develops strategy for information systems department based on long term corporate goals and are key in the implementation of the new HR system.
Chief Legal Counsel- Lowell Bradford advises the corporation concerning legal rights, obligations and privileges.
1.2. Information-Gathering Techniques
It is important to have information gathering techniques so that no information can be overlooked. The information system that we are looking for must meet the
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