Aligning Human Resources & Business Strategy / Edition 2

Aligning Human Resources & Business Strategy / Edition 2

by Linda Holbeche
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750680172

ISBN-13: 9780750680172

Pub. Date: 07/01/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In recent years, HR has undergone a significant transformation from the perception of being primarily administrative in nature to playing an important role at the heart of business strategy. The HR profession is large and growing. In the UK there are over 100,000 members of CIPD and within the US there are over 250,000 members of SHRM. HR professionals who want to

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In recent years, HR has undergone a significant transformation from the perception of being primarily administrative in nature to playing an important role at the heart of business strategy. The HR profession is large and growing. In the UK there are over 100,000 members of CIPD and within the US there are over 250,000 members of SHRM. HR professionals who want to develop their career need to keep up-to-date with how the HR profession is developing. They also need to understand how the everyday work they do fits in with the overall business strategy so that they can become more strategic. This book helps HR managers and directors add value to the business by implementing effective HR policies that are aligned to the core business strategy. It explains to them why they should be doing it and shows them how. This new edition features updated case studies to show how HR professionals have utilized their skills to deliver a variety of key business objectives. With tools and guidance provided on how to implement changes and quantify in financial terms the relationship between people strategy and business success, Aligning Human Resources and Business Strategy, 2nd edition will empower readers to impress at the highest levels. Author Linda Holbeche appeared at number 6 in Human Resources magazine's HR most influential 2008 roll call of top industry thinkers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750680172
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
524,410
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I The Need for Strategic Human Resources; Introduction: From Business Partnering to Leadership; The Context for Strategic HR; Transforming HR into a Strategic Partner; Measuring the Impact of Strategic HRM; Aligning Business and HR Strategy; Part II Strategies for Managing and Developing Talent; Recruitment and Retention Strategies; Managing and Rewarding for High Performance; Strategies for Developing People; Developing Effective Career Strategies; Developing International Managers; High-Potential Assessment and Succession Planning; Part III Human Resources as a Strategic Function; Skills for HR Strategists; Working Across Boundaries; Global HRM; Part IV Implementing Strategic Change; Bringing about Culture Change; Mergers and Acquisitions; Creating a Learning Culture; Conclusion; Index

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