HR to the rescue: case studies of HR solutions to business challenges

Contributor(s): London, Manuel [Editor] | Mone, Edward M [Editor]
Series: Improving human performance seriesPublisher: Houston Butterworth Heinemann 2000Description: xvi, 280 p. ISBN: 9780884153979Subject(s): Personnel management - Case studies | Organizational change - Case studies | Human capital - Case studiesDDC classification: 658.3 Summary: By looking over the shoulders of fourteen forward-thinking, proactive HR professionals, you will gain a lifetime's worth of experience. These experts reveal how you can demonstrate your value to your organization by offering human resource solutions to organizational problems. Find out how these practicing human resource professionals went beyond their traditional HR roles and actually helped shape the futures of companies such as: * Thermo King * Colgate-Palmolive * Swiss Bank Corporation-Warburg * Den Danske Bank * Oticon * Berlex Laboratories 'HR to the rescue' tells you in complete detail exactly how the fourteen practitioners helped their companies achieve their strategic business objectives. You will see how they diagnosed the situations, determined what HR could contribute, designed new programs and processes to drive and sustain behavior change, and worked with organization leaders to ensure the success of their change management efforts. These insightful cases provide you with a true-to-life perspective. They illustrate what really happens in this imperfect world of organizations, where things rarely go as planned. Learn the lessons these practitioners have to share - and then step in, both affirmed and refreshed, to rescue your business with effective, integrated HR solutions. Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Personnel management Case studies, Organizational change Case studies, Human capital Case studies
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

By looking over the shoulders of fourteen forward-thinking, proactive HR professionals, you will gain a lifetime's worth of experience. These experts reveal how you can demonstrate your value to your organization by offering human resource solutions to organizational problems. Find out how these practicing human resource professionals went beyond their traditional HR roles and actually helped shape the futures of companies such as: * Thermo King * Colgate-Palmolive * Swiss Bank Corporation-Warburg * Den Danske Bank * Oticon * Berlex Laboratories 'HR to the rescue' tells you in complete detail exactly how the fourteen practitioners helped their companies achieve their strategic business objectives. You will see how they diagnosed the situations, determined what HR could contribute, designed new programs and processes to drive and sustain behavior change, and worked with organization leaders to ensure the success of their change management efforts. These insightful cases provide you with a true-to-life perspective. They illustrate what really happens in this imperfect world of organizations, where things rarely go as planned. Learn the lessons these practitioners have to share - and then step in, both affirmed and refreshed, to rescue your business with effective, integrated HR solutions. Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Personnel management Case studies, Organizational change Case studies, Human capital Case studies

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