More than ever, leaders of nearly every kind of organization view their human resources teams as essential to institutional well-being and long-term growth and sustainability. That’s the central and animating theme of “The Rise of HR: Wisdom from 73 Thought Leaders,” a new anthology published by the HR Certification Institute in collaboration with Dave Ulrich, Rensis Likert Professor of Business, University of Michigan and Partner and Co-founder of The RBL Group, Bill Schiemann, CEO, Metrus Group, Inc. and Libby Sartain, Business Advisor, Board Member and Volunteer. In the eBook, the essayists address how increasing numbers of HR professionals are – and should be – the principal stewards of their organizations’ talent by recruiting and cultivating workers with competence and motivation to perform well, by building and maintaining a consistent, lasting and unique culture that enables the organization to thrive and leadership to support the acquisition of skills for meeting short-run goals and delivering long-run stability and growth. Collectively, the essays describe how HR practitioners must live up to and even extend expectations of their profession’s growing and evolving role. They focus on how HR professionals and the tools they use must adapt to shifts in demographics and the impacts of technology on the workplace.Download the PDF Version Purchase the Hardcopy Version
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HR’s Role in the Digital Workplace: A Time for Reinvention
JOSH BERSIN, Bersin by Deloitte
The Case for Change Capability: How HR Can Step Up and Stand Out as a Strategic Change Leader
HOLLY BURKETT, Evaluation Works
Environmental Scanning: An Emerging Challenge for HR Professionals
WAYNE F. CASCIO, University of Colorado Denver
Twelve Predictions for a New World
SETH KAHAN, Visionary Leadership
What HR Needs to Do to Help Develop Global Asian Talent
CHEE WEI KWAN, Human Capital Leadership Institute
Ethics: The Price of Admission in High-Performing Organizations
CLARISSA PETERSON, Ohana HR
The Reluctant HR Champion?
ROBERT PLOYHART, University of South Carolina
Knowing the Internal and External Public-Sector Environment: Applying HR Competencies for Results
FAGAN STACKHOUSE, Charleston County / NEIL REICHENBERG, International Public Management Association for Human Resources
Context Matters: Building Strategic HR From the Outside In
CHARLES G. THARP, Center On Executive Compensation and HR Policy Association
HR as Orchestra Conductor
IAN ZISKIN, EXec EXcel Group LLC
The Importance of Culture to Achieving Superior Business Performance: A Leadership Opportunity for HR
HUGO BAGUE, Rio Tinto
The Future of HR Is beyond “HR”
KEN J. CARRIG, Suntrust Bank, and AKI ONOZUKA-EVANS, HR Consultant
HR as Guardian of the Future
LYNDA GRATTON, London Business School
Stop Advising, Start Leading
KRISTI MCFARLAND, New Seasons Market
HR and Transparency
SUE MEISINGER, Columnist, Consultant and Advisor
HR From Around the World…Let’s Unite!
REGIS MULOT, Stapes
Think Like a Marketer!
LIBBY SARTAIN, Business Advisor, Board Member and Volunteer
CHROs Need to Move From Influencing to Being Actively Engaged in the Business
PADMA THIRUVENGADAM*, Integra Life Sciences
From War for Talent to Victory Through Organization
DAVE ULRICH, University of Michigan and The RBL Group
Winning in the Mobile Internet Era: What Should HR Know and Do to Be Effective?
ARTHUR YEUNG, China Europe International Business School
HRCI Certification as a Leading Indicator of High-Potential HR Talent
AMY DUFRANE, HR Certification Institute / IONA HARDING, Harding Resources, LLC
CEOs Want Better Performance. Great Culture Can Make It Happen
CHINA GORMAN, Great Place to Work Institute
Strategic Workforce Planning: Preparing for Today and Tomorrow
CARL RHODES, Human Capital Institute
Wake up, HR! Your Talent Supply Chain Has a Problem
LANCE J. RICHARDS, Global HR Unconferences and Crowd Companies
Driving Time to Value in the Human Age
MARA SWAN, Manpower Group
HR as Organizational Leader and Champion of Diversity and Inclusion
ANDY BRANTLEY, College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR)
The HR and CSR Partnership: Talent-Related Benefits for Employee Volunteerism
PAULA CALIGIURI, Northeastern University
Leave No Slice of Genius Behind: Selecting and Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders of Innovation
LINDA A. HILL, Harvard Business School
Finding Our Resilient Center
WLLIAM (BILL) INGHAM, Visa, Inc.
The Wisdom of Women (and Madonna)
TACY M. BYHAM, Development Dimensions International, Inc. / DEBBIE MCGRATH, HR.com
HR Imperative: Raising the Bar on Engagement
DAVID SHADOVITZ, Human Resources Executive
Engaging White Men to Drive Diversity and Inclusion
CAROLE WATKINS, Cardinal Health, Inc.
Attracting and Retaining Talent Through Differential Treatment
SANDY J. WAYNE, University of Illinois in Chicago
HR Analytics and Metrics: Scoring on the Business Scorecard
RICHARD W. BEATTY, University of Michigan
HR’s Role in a World of Pervasive Information
WAYNE BROCKBANK, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
HR Disrupted: The Next Agenda for Delivering Value
DIANE J. GHERSON, IBM
Workforce Analytics for Strategy Execution
MARK HUSELID, Northeastern University
Don’t Forget About the Machinery
MARK JAMES, Honeywell
Developing an Evidence-Based HRM Through the Conscientious Reliance on Evidence, Sound Decision Process, and Stakeholders Perspectives
DENISE M. ROUSSEAU, Carnegie Mellon University
Optimizing Talent: HR’s Key Role for Tomorrow
WILLIAM A. SCHIEMANN, Metrus Group
The Future of HR: Will You Be Ready, Willing and Able to Lead?
MARK BLANKENSHIP, Jack in the Box, Inc.
Avoiding the “Profession” Trap by Reaching Out and Retooling HR
JOHN W. BOUDREAU, University of Southern California
The Future of HR: A Context of Change and Opportunity
PETER CHEESE, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
HR Challenges and Solutions for Small, Medium-Sized and Family-Owned Businesses
JORGE JAUREGUI MORALES, World Federation of People Management Organization
HR as the Cultivator of Organizational Paradoxes
DAVID KRYSCYNSKI, Brigham Young University / MICHAEL ULRICH, University of South Carolina
The HR Leadership Diet: Trimming the Fat and Building Up Muscle for a Sustainable Future-Ready Workforce
LOW PECK KEM, Public Service Division, Prime Minister’s Office of Singapore
HR: Think Big and Bold
BRIGETTE MCINNIS-DAY, SAP
To Usher in the Age of HR, We Need to Start By Tearing It Apart
RON MESTER, ERE Media Inc.
Balancing Respect and Opportunity: When Is It Time to Press the Reset Button?
LORRAINE MURPHY, Air New Zealand
ANTHONY NYBERG and MICHAEL ULRICH, University of South Carolina
Hilton Worldwide: CHRO Lessons Learned From Our IPO Journey
MATT SCHUYLER, Hilton Worldwide
What Do HR Departments Need to Know in the Future?
PAUL SPARROW, Lancaster (UK) University Management School
Developing Human Resource Professionals in India
ARVIND N. AGRAWAL, RPG Group.
Always Global, Always Digital
PRANESH ANTHAPUR, Nutanix, Inc.
HR as Business Partner
RICHARD L. ANTOINE, AO Consulting and National Academy for Human Resources (NAHR)
Succeeding as a CHRO: Advice From an Observer
FRED K. FOULKES, Boston University
Creativity, Innovation, and Leadership as Key Factors in HR’s Future
PEDRO BORDA HARTMANN, Mexican Association for Human Resources Management (AMEDIHR)
Behavioral Characteristics of Highly Successful HR Leaders: A Subjective View
ALAN R. MAY, Boeing
How Do We Get There From Here?
KATHRYN MCKEE, Human Resources Consortia
Leveraging Employer Branding as a Key Business Strategy
TRESHA MORELAND, Dameron Hospital Association and HR C-Suite
The Status Quo Is Your Biggest Threat
DONNA C. MORRIS, Adobe
From Banking to Berries: Acquiring Business Knowledge All Over Again to Create Impact
LYNNE OLDHAM, Driscoll’s
How HR Can Get the Squeaks Out of an Organization
GARRY RIDGE, and STAN SEWITCH, WD-40 Corporation
Health and Financial Wellness as Keys to Productivity
DALLAS L. SALISBURY, Employee Benefit Research Institute
Speak the Language!
JILL B. SMART, National Academy of Human Resources (NAHR)
Marketing, Measurement, and Modern HR
JOYCE WESTERDAHL, Oracle
Tests and Trials to Certify Human Resources Professionals
PETER WILSON, Australian Human Resource Institute
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