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HR Strategy for the High Performing Business Inspiring Success Through Effective Human Resource Management

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ISBN-10: 0749454024

ISBN-13: 9780749454029

Edition: 2008

Authors: Ap Eigenhuis, Rob van Dijk, Rob van Dijk

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List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Kogan Page, Limited
Publication date: 10/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Ap Eigenhuis is Senior Vice President, Human Resources, at Unilever.

High-performance business strategy and HR
High-performance business strategy
Introduction
'The New Business HR Agenda'
High-performance business
The ability to attract and retain talented people
How to use the 'New Business HR Agenda' checklist
Introduction
Use of the checklist
Identify strategic thrusts for HR
Key strategies for each strategic thrust
Use the web tool 'The New Business HR Agenda'
The new business HR agenda
What business are we in?
The agenda and HR strategy
What is new?
Summary
The new business HR agenda and the HR function
Clarity of business HR priorities
The checklist questions
The 56 checklist questions
Understanding the checklist to enable dialogue and implementation
Section 1: Energizing leadership to mobilize people
Introduction
Energizing leadership: what it is not
Energize - engage - commit
Connected leaders
Leadership and accountability
Speed up execution
Dealing with increasing pressures and complexity
Section 2: Build the team
Introduction
Leadership development
Dynamic position profiling
Importance of talent management
Track record and time in job
Section 3: Shared vision and values
Introduction
Shared vision and engagement
The role of values
Trust and integrity
Trust and betrayal
Use of surveys to check the pulse
Section 4: Strategic framework
Introduction
A framework
Strategy into action and aligned variable pay practices
Compelling communication
'Must stops'
Section 5: Aligned and lean organization
Introduction
Organization structure and strategic priorities
Being lean and benchmarking
Work plans and targets
Building broader organizational capabilities
Section 6: High-performing empowered teams
Introduction
Teams develop
Successful teams add value
International and global teams
Effective teamwork, diversity and innovation
Track record and time in job
Section 7: Coaching: develop yourself and others to win
Introduction
Find a common definition
The importance of training in building a coaching culture
Coaching competencies and performance management
Coaching and inspiring conversations
Section 8: Create a winning organizational climate
Introduction
Leadership styles and organizational climate
Climate surveys
Feedback cycle
Benefits of commitment
Sustainable commitment through corporate social responsibility
Section 9: Deliver results and reward
Introduction
Reward needs to be deserved
Target setting and aligned (variable) pay practices
Deliver consistent results over time and (variable) pay
Future contexts and considerations for business HR
Key trends for HR
Corporate governance
Teams
HR as contributor to the business
International HR competencies required
Productivity drive
HR outsourcing
The growing importance of private equity
Private equity and business HR: disaster or blessing?
How private equity works
Differences between public and private companies
Adding value through HR
HR outsourcing
Main drivers of outsourcing
Managing the risks of HR outsourcing
The creation of HR value in different sectors
Chemicals
Consumer products
Education
Finance
Healthcare
Manufacturing
Oil and gas
Pharmaceuticals
The public sector
Retail
Technology
Telecommunications
Utilities
Index