Now answer the following questions using the question and answer (Q&A) format; in other words, include the original question along with your response.
- What are the primary functions of a human resources department in the 21st century?
- How can those human resources functions give a competitive advantage to an organization when those functions are aligned with the organization’s mission and strategic plans? What are examples?
Within your post, support your responses with information from at least one peer-reviewed/scholarly source (not older than 3-5 years) from the CSU-Global library of the Internet and provide the full citation at the end. Use APA guidelines to format your references.