HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources / Edition 1

HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources / Edition 1

by David Ulrich, Jon Younger, Wayne Brockbank, Mike Ulrich
     
 

“This definitive work on HR competencies provides ideas and tools that help HR professionals develop their career and make their organization effective.”
—Edward E. Lawler III, Professor, University of Southern California

“This book is a crucial blueprint of what it takes to succeed. A must have for every HR professional.”

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“This definitive work on HR competencies provides ideas and tools that help HR professionals develop their career and make their organization effective.”
—Edward E. Lawler III, Professor, University of Southern California

“This book is a crucial blueprint of what it takes to succeed. A must have for every HR professional.”
—Lynda Gratton, Professor, London Business School

“One single concept changed the HR world forever: ‘HR business partner’. Through consistent cycles of research and practical application, Dave and his team have produced and update the most comprehensive set of HR competencies ever.”
—Horacio Quiros, President, World Federation of People Management Associations

"Packed with facts, evidence, and prescriptive advice. It is about being a business leader first, and an HR professional second.”
—Randy MacDonald, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, IBM Corporation

"The concepts and competencies presented in this book provide HR leaders with new insights."
—Gina Qiao, Senior Vice President, HR Lenovo

“Powerful, relevant and timely! Defines "new HR" in a pragmatic way. This book is a must for leaders and HR folks who seek to create sustainable competitive advantage.”
—Satish Pradhan, Chief, Group Human Resources, Tata Sons Limited

“You can’t argue with the data! This book is a definitive and practical guide to learning the HR competencies for success.”
—John Lynch, Senior Vice President, HR, General Electric

“A must read for any HR executive. This research-based competency model is particularly compelling because it is informed by the perspective of non-HR executives and stakeholders.”
—Sue Meisinger, Distinguished speaker and author, former CEO of SHRM

"Read this book for a unique long-term perspective on where HR competencies have brought us and must take us in future."
—John Boudreau, Professor, University of Southern California and Research Director, Center for Effective Organizations

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071802666
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/18/2012
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
81,134
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Next Generation HR 7

Chapter 2 Approach and Findings 27

Chapter 3 Strategic Positioner 61

Chapter 4 Credible Activist 85

Chapter 5 Capability Builder 109

Chapter 6 Change Champion 131

Chapter 7 HR Innovator and Integrator 157

Chapter 8 Technology Proponent 183

Chapter 9 Developing Yourself as an HR Professional 203

Chapter 10 The Effective HR Department 227

Chapter 11 What's So? So What? Now What? 249

Appendix A Ideas for How HR Professionals Can Develop Their Competence 263

Appendix B HRCS Competency Self-Assessment 275

Appendix C Supporting Development: HR Academy Options 283

Notes 291

Index 305

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