Getting to a fact-based and business-oriented mindset is critical for HR — 80% of executives say their company could not succeed without an assertive, data-driven CHRO, who takes a strong stance on talent issues and uses relevant facts to deliver an informed point of view.
This roundup of HR articles for Spring 2016 shares some of our most popular articles on how HR can become a true strategic business partner.
How can we retool HR thinking to create the ideal future workplace? This is the question John Boudreau answers in this great read. Boudreau is professor at the Marshall School of Business, and professor and researcher at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California.
Thought leader Mark Berry, VP of HR at CGB Enterprises, discusses how the idea of HR transformation has evolved and why leveraging analytics is key to finding your organization’s way. Berry was named as one of nine “HR Trendsetters” in the January 2015 issue of HR magazine for his work in workforce analytics and planning.
In many organizations, HR is still not known for its business literacy. However, this can be overcome, explains Dave Weisbeck, by enabling HR to speak the language of the business. Find out how you can better connect talent to business results in his must-read article.
Workforce planning has traditionally been led by Finance, but in order to design the most effective plan possible, HR needs to bring its understanding of talent dynamics to the table. Ian Booth talks about why teamwork between these two departments is essential to the three core stages of workforce planning.
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