梅赛德斯奔驰的人力资源战略坚定地扎根于集团范围的可持续发展战略。梅赛德斯奔驰的人力资源政策针对五个主要战略目标：（a）卓越的管理技能; （b）有竞争力的劳动力; （c）专业人力资源组织; （d）高度吸引力的雇主;和（e）盈利能力（Baldwin 1981）。
Mercedes Benz as a part of Daimler Benz has been contributed by around 280,000 people using their power and skills. Mercedes Benz attaches great deal of importance to the employees and consider them as critical asset to the company. Thus, the organization has developed a relationship that is fair and trusting. It is much more than requirements of ethicality and legality: it is the lifeblood of the organization.
The human resource strategy of Mercedes Benz is firmly rooted in the Group-wide sustainability strategy. The HR policy of Mercedes Benz directed towards five key strategic goals: (a) outstanding management skills; (b) workforce that is competitive; (c) professional HR organization; (d) highly attractive employer; and (e) profitability (Baldwin 1981).
The Mercedes Benz has identified twelve key areas, where action can be taken related to these objectives. It ranges from generation management in relation to topics, such as diversity and equal opportunity as well as encompassing life balance and the training related to the qualification of specialist in the growth market. The defining of specific objectives in relation to each area of action so that there is reflection in the target agreements of the Mercedes Benz managers.
The internal guidelines and principles of Mercedes Benz, such as “Principles of Social Responsibility,” the company is committed in observing the rights of the employee, among other things. The Mercedes Benz is in requirement of the same from the business suppliers and partners. The representative of the employee is centrally processed and documented in an established complaint process created for violations and principles.
Mercedes Benz tries in safeguarding the employment of their staff on the basis of permanency. The Mercedes’ “Safeguarding of the Future of Daimler” agreement had been the contributing to achieve this aim. Additionally, the flexible working time models have been in use in terms of conditions of framework that is collectively agreed upon. The agreement, at the same time, has been helping the Mercedes in responding to the rising requirement of manpower more effectively in certain areas.