Emera Maine Case Study

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Introduction Emera Maine’s corporate mission is “To make electricity more acceptable, more available, and more affordable to more people in more situations then the day before, resulting in greater value for the shareholder” (Emera Maine corporate mission, n.d.). Emera Maine’s vision is “To be a progressive energy leader in our region in advancing solutions that improve the lives of our customers and community. Electricity will be the preferred source of energy” (Emera Maine corporate mission, n.d.). To help meet the corporate mission and vision Emera Maine leverages Smart Grid technology including automated metering and the meter data management system (MDM). Additionally, Emera Maine offers customers educational information …show more content…
It is important for Emera Maine to have a succession plan, training practices and an employee development program that prepares employees to support Emera Maine’s strategic goals and objectives, and grows the business. Noe (2013) explains that training is not a luxury, it is a necessity. Caplan (2013) explains that the world has changed; the areas organizations need to focus on are globalization, communications and technology, and attitudes across society. Furthermore, Caplan (2013) explains that these factors have common characteristics including the speed in which change is occurring, the fact that it can emerge from anywhere, and that these factors are not independent from one another but in fact interact with each …show more content…
This exercise provides an outline of where gaps in competency exist in relation to the organizations goal and objectives, setting the stage for a strategic human resource

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