Address the scenario below in a minimum 500 word paper and two references in APA format.
You have just been hired as the HR Director of publishing firm with 900 employees. In the past, Sr. Management of the firm has viewed HR as just a department with some people-oriented programs. You believe that HR is a function of strategic importance. Explain in detail the processes and the measures you would take to transform this HR Department into a major strategic player in the organization.
Please discuss in a 500-word, APA cited paper.