HR approach to the business strategy. These issues are critical to ensuring a fit for purpose HR function that can measure and demonstrate the value it adds. About The Gower HR Transformation Series: The Human Resources function faces a continuing challenge to its role and purpose, in many organizations it has suffered from serious under-representation at strategic, board level. Yet, faced with the challenges of globalism, the need to innovate, manage knowledge, attract and retain the very best employees, organizations need an HR function that can lead from the front. The process of transforming the function is complex and rarely linear. It involves designing a function that can manage its generalist and specialist roles with equal skills. The Gower HR Transformation Series will help; it uses a blend of conceptual frameworks, practical advice and global case study examples to cover each of the main elements of the HR transformation process. The books in the series follow a standard format to make them easy to read and reference. Together, the titles create a definitive guide from one of the leading specialist HR transformation consultancies; an organization that has been involved in HR transformation for clients as diverse as Bombardier Transportation, Marks & Spencer, Barnardo's, Oxfam, Schroders,
UnitedHealth Group, Nestlé, BP, HM Prison Service, Transport for London and Vodafone.
About the Author
The authors are both founding partners at Orion Partners, a consultancy specialising in providing independent advice to organizations who wish to transform their Human Resources department. www.orion-partners.com
Table of Contents
Contents: Commercializing HR; Establishing your HR service vision; Specifying the service: what will HR deliver?; The building blocks: the service delivery model; Adapting the model; New HR - new line management?; Sizing the operation and building the business case; managing the service.