Retooling HR

Author: John W. Boudreau
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 142213007X
Format: PDF, ePub
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HR professionals have made major strides toward becoming strategic partners. But they need to do more - by generating value through savvy decisions about talent. HR leaders typically assume that, to make such decisions, they must develop sophisticated analytical tools from scratch. Even then, the resulting tools often fail to engage their peers. In Retooling HR, John Boudreau shows how HR leaders can break this cycle - by adapting powerful analytical tools already used by other functions to the unique challenges of talent management. Drawing on his research and examples from companies including Google, Disney, IBM, and Microsoft, Boudreau explains six proven business tools leaders already use. And he shows how HR can apply these tools to talent management. Examples include: � Using engineering tolerances to find pivot points that job descriptions miss � Using inventory and supply-chain analytics to ensure a ready supply of the right talent � Applying logistics tools to optimize succession planning and leadership development � Adapting consumer research tools to find untapped value in total rewards Retooling HR builds on Boudreau's bestselling book Beyond HR, which traces HR's evolution as a decision science. For HR professionals seeking to sharpen their decision-making prowess, this provocative new book blazes an innovative new path.

Retooling HR

Author: John W. Boudreau
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1422185702
Format: PDF, Mobi
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HR professionals have made major strides toward becoming strategic partners. But they need to do more - by generating value through savvy decisions about talent. HR leaders typically assume that, to make such decisions, they must develop sophisticated analytical tools from scratch. Even then, the resulting tools often fail to engage their peers. In Retooling HR, John Boudreau shows how HR leaders can break this cycle - by adapting powerful analytical tools already used by other functions to the unique challenges of talent management. Drawing on his research and examples from companies including Google, Disney, IBM, and Microsoft, Boudreau explains six proven business tools leaders already use. And he shows how HR can apply these tools to talent management. Examples include: · Using engineering tolerances to find pivot points that job descriptions miss · Using inventory and supply-chain analytics to ensure a ready supply of the right talent · Applying logistics tools to optimize succession planning and leadership development · Adapting consumer research tools to find untapped value in total rewards Retooling HR builds on Boudreau's bestselling book Beyond HR, which traces HR's evolution as a decision science. For HR professionals seeking to sharpen their decision-making prowess, this provocative new book blazes an innovative new path.

Beyond HR

Author: John W. Boudreau
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 142210415X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In Beyond HR: The New Science of Human capital, John Boudreau and Peter Ramstad show you how to do this through a new decisions science-talentship. Through talentship, you move far beyond merely reactive mind-set of planning and budgeting for headcount and hiring and retaining talent.

Transformative HR

Author: John W. Boudreau
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118102517
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Proven HR strategies that can have a real impact on organizational success This book demonstrates how some of the world's most admired and prominent organizations are redefining HR leadership by using evidence-based change to inform human capital decisions that optimize efficiency, effectiveness and strategic impact. The authors present the five foundational principles to the new HR decision science: Logic-driven analytics, segmentation, risk leverage, synergy and integration and optimization. Includes practical suggestions and approaches to help executives put the book's principles into action Contains insight based on the experiences of leading global organization such as PNC Bank, CME Group, Royal Bank of Scotland, Deutsche Telekom and Shanda Interactive Entertainment Features in-depth case studies of 6 international companies: Coca-Cola, Khazanah Nasional Berhad, IBM, Ameriprise Financial, Royal Bank of Canada and Royal Bank of Scotland This groundbreaking book reveals a new approach to deliver sustainable change and business results. It is enhanced with success stories from leading companies that engage leadership and involve employees in ways that make a lasting impact on their companies.

Lead the Work

Author: John W. Boudreau
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119040043
Format: PDF
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A detailed look at the evolution of employment and its far–reaching implications Lead the Work takes an incisive look at the evolving nature of work, and how it′s affecting management and productivity at the organizational level. Where getting things done once meant assigning it to an employee, today′s leaders are increasingly at risk if they fail to recognize that talent can float into and out of an organization. Long–term employment has given way to medium– or short–term employment, marking the first step in severing the bond that once fixed an individual inside an organization. Getting work done by means other than an employee was once considered a fringe event, but now leading organizations are accepting and taking advantage of the notion that talent has shown itself to be mutable. This book explores this phenomenon in detail and provides a new roadmap to help managers navigate this new environment. The workplace has undergone many changes over the years, but the emerging trend away from traditional employment represents a massive shift that has profound implications for the business model of every organization, large or small. This book describes how management is changing, and how managers must adapt to survive. Examine the dispersed organization and the changing nature of employment Learn how work is becoming impermanent and individualized Find new strategies for managing and leading Get up to speed on the decision science for the new era Workplaces evolve like biological beings; only the strong survive, and it′s the competitive edge that ensures continued success. Lead the Work describes the new landscape, and shows you how to adapt and thrive.

Investing in People

Author: Wayne F. Cascio
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 0137070926
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In this book Wayne Cascio and John Boudreau show exactly how to choose, implement, and use metrics to improve decision-making, organizational effectiveness, and maximize the value of HR investments. This book's integrated approach clearly establishes links between HR programs, employee behaviors, and operational and financial outcomes. Using its techniques, you can rationalize your approach to absenteeism and turnover, employee health and wellness, attitudes and engagement, performance and talent management, training and development, and much more. For every area, you'll find proven Metrics As Well As Practical Guidance On Communicating Your Results And Gaining Communicating B Leadership Buy-In. Credibly Link HR Investments With Stockholder Value-Discover Innovative New Ways To Quantify And Communicate The Value Of HR Programs Optimize HR Investments Across The Entire Staffing Process-Leverage Maximum Value From Staffing, Training, And Compensation Make Smarter Decisions About Health, Wellness, And Welfare Programs-The Economics Of Employee Assistance, Worksite Health Promotion, And Disease Prevention Target Performance Management Investments For Better Results-Estimate And Compare The Value Of Performance Improvements In Any Job Or Role

One Page Talent Management with a New Introduction

Author: Marc Effron
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
ISBN: 1633696413
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A radical approach to growing high-quality talent--fast You know that winning in today's marketplace requires top-quality talent. You also know what it takes to build that talent--and you spend significant financial and human resources to make it happen. Yet somehow, your company's beautifully designed and well-benchmarked processes don't translate into the bottom-line talent depth you need. Why? Talent management experts Marc Effron and Miriam Ort argue that companies unwittingly add layers of complexity to their talent-building models--without evaluating whether those components add any value to the overall process. Consequently, simple activities like setting employee performance goals become multipage, headache-inducing time wasters that turn managers off and fail to improve results. Effron and Ort introduce a simple, powerful, scientifically proven approach to increase your ability to develop better leaders faster: One Page Talent Management (OPTM). Using the straightforward, easy-to-follow process described in this book, you will eliminate frustrating complexity, focus only on those components that add real value, and build transparency and accountability into every practice. Based on extensive research and experience in companies such as Avon Products, Bank of America, and Philips, One Page Talent Management shows you how to: Quickly identify high-potential talent without complex assessments Increase the number of "ready now" successors for key roles Generate 360-degree feedback that accelerates change in the most critical behaviors Significantly reduce the time required for managers to implement talent-building processes Do away with complexity and bureaucracy--and develop the high-quality talent you need, right now.

Effective Human Resource Management

Author: Edward Lawler
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804782687
Format: PDF, ePub
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Effective Human Resource Management is the Center for Effective Organizations' (CEO) sixth report of a fifteen-year study of HR management in today's organizations. The only long-term analysis of its kind, this book compares the findings from CEO's earlier studies to new data collected in 2010. Edward E. Lawler III and John W. Boudreau measure how HR management is changing, paying particular attention to what creates a successful HR function—one that contributes to a strategic partnership and overall organizational effectiveness. Moreover, the book identifies best practices in areas such as the design of the HR organization and HR metrics. It clearly points out how the HR function can and should change to meet the future demands of a global and dynamic labor market. For the first time, the study features comparisons between U.S.-based firms and companies in China, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and other European countries. With this new analysis, organizations can measure their HR organization against a worldwide sample, assessing their positioning in the global marketplace, while creating an international standard for HR management.

The Chief HR Officer

Author: Patrick M. Wright
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118023242
Format: PDF, ePub
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Praise for the chief HR Officer "The strategic portfolio of issues addressed and the sage wisdom and perspectives shared make this book a powerful transformation tool." —Jodee Kozlak, executive vice president, Human Resources, Target Corporation "An up-to-the-minute guide as to what is happening to the field of human resources through the eyes of those in charge of it." —Peter Cappelli, George W. Taylor Professor of Management and director, Center for Human Resources, Wharton School "This is a definitive guide for human resources leaders who are at the frontlines of competitiveness for their organizations." —David A. Rodriguez, executive vice president and chief human resources officer, Marriott International "This book is a must-read for all HR professionals to understand the evolution of how far we've come as a function and how much more we have to contribute to the success of the enterprise." —William J. Conaty, former senior vice president, Human Resources, General Electric Corporation "This book is a treasure-trove of insights that will elevate the practice of human resource management to a whole new level in the twenty-first century." —Lee D. Dyer, professor and chair, Department of Human Resource Studies, Cornell University "As a CEO who understands how important managing human capital is to delivering business results, The Chief HR Officer is an invaluable resource." —Russ Fradin, CEO, Hewitt Associations "This is a must-read for state-of-the-art in human resource management." —Scott A. Snell, E. Thayer Bigelow Professor of Business Administration, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia "This accessible, practical guide for HR professionals clearly describes the critical values, behaviors and skills needed to fulfill the multiple roles of an HR leader- trusted business partner, talent architect and expert functional leader."—Sally Bott, group human resource director, BP