Human Resource Planning

A monthly magazine provides news, issues, profiles, and trend analysis affecting the human resources profession.

Articles from Vol. 26, No. 3, September

What a treat we have for our readers in this issue. It is an honor to introduce the work of such respected names in our field, with contributions from USC, Harvard, and Penn State. In my new location half a world away--in Singapore--I expect to experience...
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Current Practices
HRPS Thought Leader Roundtable William G. Stopper, Partner; The Walker Group Facilitator: Ed Gubman, Gubman Consulting For the third year, HRPS board members gathered on Sunday morning before the start of the HRPS annual conference to help the...
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Do Incentives Work? the Perceptions of a Worldwide Sample of Senior Executives
A significant development in executive compensation is the increasing use of performance-based bonuses and stock options. Our survey of 205 executives from many countries investigates their perceptions of the causes and consequences of using executive...
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HR as a Strategic Partner: What Does It Take to Make It Happen?
Articles, books, and studies argue that HR needs to become a strategic partner (Ulrich, 1997; Brockbank, 1999; Lawler & Mohrman, 2000a). But is HR becoming a strategic partner? What does becoming a strategic partner entail? And is the HR function...
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Leadership Development at 3M: New Process, New Techniques, New Growth
From the moment she first shook his hand in a receiving line after his arrival at 3M Margaret Alldredge, staff vice president, Leadership Development and Learning, knew Jim McNerney was passionate about developing leaders. McNerney was fresh from an...
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