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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.
HR Competencies contains 135 figures and 12 tables.
About the Author
David Ulrich is co-founder of the RBL Group and professor of business at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business. He's ranked number one as a management educator guru by Business Week. He was selected by Fast Company as one of the ten most innovative and creative leaders. He has been named the most influential person in the HR field by the U.K. HR magazine four out of the last five years and was most recently listed number 31 on the Thinker's 50 global ranking of business gurus. He's written 20 books covering topics in HR and leadership, including The Leadership Code and HR Transformation.