HR Competencies: Mastery at the Intersection of People and Business
By Dave Ulrich, Wayne Brockbank, Dani Johnson, Kurt Sandholtz, and Jon Younger
2008, 288 pages, Paperback
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A PDF version e-book is available through Independent Publishers Group and the Kindle version through Amazon.
In knowledge and service economics, organization and people issues become very important to long-term success. HR professionals who have competencies to architect, coach, design, and facilitate organization and people issues will help their organizations succeed. What makes a successful HR professional? Which HR competencies have the most impact on the performance of the HR professional? How do HR competencies affect business performance? How much do HR departments affect business vs. individuals who work in HR?
This comprehensive and empirical book focuses on research and findings, which are presented in a way that will inform and guide the HR profession. Dave Ulrich and his team states -- with clarity and evidence -- the knowledge, skills and values that successful HR professionals demonstrate in all types of positions, companies and geographies. They identify the areas in which HR professionals need to be more than good but where they should be great.
Co-published with The RBL Group.