Development

The transformation of HR

3 keys to HR transformation

Key HR initiatives appear to be striking a balance between people, process and technology, thanks to smart HR investments in initiatives that matter, like streamlining business process and implementing manager self-service, commitment to running the HR function like a business and an effective mix of strategic perspective and operational discipline […]

There are a number of keys to getting 360 feedback to work. Source: Thinkstock

Why 360s don’t work: they aren’t designed to

Achieving the desired behavioural changes that we know is possible from 360 feedback often requires doing less, not more, writes Marc Effron Few talent management practices show as much promise and as few results as 360 feedback. As HR professionals, we faithfully believe that 360 feedback will help managers change […]

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Keys to unlocking HR’s competitive advantage

HR activities that in the past have been met with scepticism are now a source of potential competitive advantage for HR departments, writes Wayne Brockbank Every five years since 1987 the University of Michigan and the RBL Group have conducted the Human Resource Competency Study. It is the longest ongoing […]