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SPRING 2024: The Power of AI+HI

The explosion of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) is providing an opportunity to accelerate our reimagination of work and the workplace. With an estimated 44 percent of work tasks in line to be automated or augmented by AI, the stakes are high. 

This Spring issue of the  People + Strategy journal offers timely insights and practical advice on designing a future of work that seamlessly merges artificial and human intelligence. Plus, you'll find fresh insights in this issue on succession planning, visual leadership and managing CEO transitions.


The AI revolution is providing an opportunity to redesign work that is more human-centric and requires a new way of looking at skills and talent.

The CHRO of IBM explains how the company started its AI journey by weeding out inefficient and outdated processes, and how it's reaping early AI victories.

The leaders of the Data & Trust Alliance—a coalition of global companies building responsible AI practices—discuss the critical role that HR leaders will play in this new era.

Thought-provoking wisdom and quotes from SHRM's inaugural AI+HI Project, hosted in Silicon Valley

A veteran CHRO who has managed four CEO transitions in her career—including one that played out on national TV—highlights five important lessons for successfully handling change at the top.

For most leaders, the ability to think and communicate visually is an untapped superpower. Here’s how you can leverage the power of visuals—and the Passion/Skill Matrix—to lead your team to higher levels of performance.

The HR leader for one of Amazon Web Services’ divisions highlights how CHROs can influence leaders to prioritize succession planning.


As we navigate the discord of this presidential year, civility emerges as an indispensable tool in constructing inclusive workplaces.

A Q&A with Nichol Bradford, SHRM's executive-in-residence for AI+HI, on how HR leaders can transform themselves into catalysts for AI transformation in their workplaces.

A three-stage blueprint for HR leaders to envision, own and influence the generative AI strategy in their organization.

DIRECTORS ROUNDTABLE: A discussion with three experienced board members about a director's essential and evolving role in AI.

To gain insights into AI in the workplace, SHRM Research surveyed 1,993 U.S. workers and 1,220 HR leaders in January and February 2024. The results reveal a rapidly changing business landscape as organizations embrace the power of AI.

Insights from the leaders featured in recent episodes of the monthly People + Strategy podcast.

In this Member Profile Q&A, Rudy Alanis discusses how he was raised in an HR family, his leadership philosophy and the best advice he's ever received.

How a lifelong love of handwritten letters led to a unique promise to our 40,000 employees.

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