Power, influence, and persuasion are key ingredients for success in the human resources field. This book offers advice and tools for effectively commanding attention, changing minds, and influencing decision makers, from CEOs to front-line managers. Today's HR professionals work side by side with senior executives to devise a strategy for their organizations and to marshal the talent and resources to implement it. That means going beyond the traditional HR domain and mastering the fundamentals of all aspects of business and management.
Content Series Advisor Wendy Bliss, J.D., SPHR, has molded the books to address the business problems that are most often encountered by HR. Bliss, an expert on HR issues, is an SHRM faculty member; provides HR consulting, executive coaching and corporate training to clients nationally; and is the author of Legal, Effective References: How to Give and Get Them.
"Among the top items business executives want from HR professionals are a strong understanding of business and the marketplace in which they operate. SHRM and Harvard are working to ensure that HR professionals have the resources to meet these expectations."
- Sue Meisinger, SPHR, President and Chief Executive Officer of SHRM
The Business Literacy for HR Professionals series was developed jointly by Harvard Business School Press and the Society for Human Resource Management to educate HR professionals at all levels in the principles, practices and processes of business management. Drawing on rich content from Harvard and SHRM, these books provide a comprehensive overview of the concepts, skills and tools that HR professionals need to be influential strategic partners in their organizations.
More information available at www.shrm.org/books.
Also in this series:
- The Essentials of Strategy
- The Essentials of Corporate Communications and Public Relations
- The Essentials of Project Management
- The Essentials of Negotiation
- The Essentials of Finance and Budgeting
- The Essentials of Managing Change and Transition
|Name||Essentials of Power, Influence, & Persuasion|
|Publisher||SHRM/Harvard Business School Press|