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Aligning Human Resources and Business Strategy

Aligning Human Resources and Business Strategy
Aligning Human Resources and Business Strategy
What difference can an aspiring HR strategist really make to business value? Is HR making the most of its new opportunities to become a pivotal part of the business? In a world where HR can suffer from a low, administrative profile, Linda Holbeche shows how some HR strategists have impressed and delivered at the highest level. Building on surveys undertaken through Personnel Today magazine, and research via Roffey Park Institute, Holbeche provides a set of tools and case studies that show how HR strategists have utilised their skills to deliver a variety of key business objectives, often withi
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  • 658.3
  • 658.301
no index present
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HF5549.5 .M3 H65 2001
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non fiction
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Aligning Human Resources and Business Strategy
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  • Front Cover; Aligning Human Resources and Business Strategy; Copyright Page; Contents; List of figures; Foreword by David Hussey; Foreword by Clive Morton; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part 1: The need for strategic HRM; 1. Beyond internal consultancy -- the need for strategic Human Resources; The changing role of Personnel; People as assets; Raising the game; What makes strategic HRM 'more strategic' than HRM?; 'Fit' with business strategy; Operating as a business partner -- what do CEOs need from HR?; Reorienting HR to high added-value contributions; Transforming HR's role
  • EmpowermentAligning training and development to business strategy; Strategic alignment through competencies; Integrating HR processes at BNFL; Aligning HR strategies in UK local government; Alignment checklists; References; Part 2: Strategies for managing and developing talent; 5. Managing and rewarding for high performance; The changing nature of workplaces; The role of HR in creating integration; High-performance work practices; How can HR help to implement high-performance work practices?; Performance management; Reward strategies; The need to revise reward strategies
  • The Executive ScorecardHow can HR add value?; Benchmarking; The service-profit chain; The Sears turnaround; Strategic planning in Dow Corning; Conclusion; Measurement checklists; References; 4. Aligning business and HR strategies; Approaches to developing corporate strategy; Planned versus emergent; Aligning the organization to the business direction; Building competitive advantage; How can HR strategies be fully aligned?; Aligning HR and business strategies through HR planning; Alignment through organization development; Aligning the structure of HR with the organizational strategy
  • The recruitment process
  • What HR can be valued for and should build onTowards a strategic HR role; Checklists on the role of HR; References; 2. The context for strategic Human Resources; The changing business environment; Governance of society is mutating; The changing nature of the workplace; What can HR do about balance?; The future; Conclusion; Checklists on organizational design; References; 3. Measuring the impact of strategic HRM; The business case for addressing employee needs; Predictors of business results; Holistic frameworks -- the Business Excellence Model and the Balanced Scorecard
  • What reward strategies are appropriate in changing organizations?Flexible benefits; How do people want to be rewarded?; Recognition; Conclusion; Checklist for reward strategies; References; 6. Working across organizational boundaries; Forms of cross-boundary working; The challenges of working across boundaries; Cross-boundary working -- a manufacturing case study; The characteristics of successful cross-boundary teamworking; International teamworking at Ericsson; Conclusion; Checklist for cross-boundary teams; References; 7. Recruitment and retention strategies; Strategic recruitment
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1 online resource (477 pages)
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  • (OCoLC)880742477
  • pebco008049899X

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