Human Resource Planning

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

Articles from Vol. 23, No. 3, September

Articles
In this third issue of the millennial year, it is my pleasure to bring you three varied but equally outstanding articles. Before introducing the articles, however, I would like to take a moment to bring you up to date on some important Human Resource...
Cisco Systems:Acquiring and Retaining Talent in Hypercompetitive Markets [*]
As remarkable as Southwest Airlines is, some people will remain cynical about a company's ability to get extraordinary performance from ordinary people. After all, they will say, this is the age of the Internet, of high technology, of blinding speed...
Four Steps to Building an HR Agenda for Growth: HR Strategy Revisited
Today's business growth strategies provide a new window of opportunity to shape a more meaningful HR agenda. A practical but thoughtful approach for tying HR strategy to the growth plans of the company should be pursued jointly by corporate HR teams...
From Training to Performance Improvement: Navigating the Transition
by Jim Fuller and Jeanne Farrington. Publisher: Jossey-Bass (1999), ISBN 0787911208. From Training to Performance Improvement: Navigating the Transition provides a clear, concise and readable introduction to the systematic and systemic process of...
Leveraging Leadership Competencies to Produce Leadership Brand: Creating Distinctiveness by Focusing on Strategy and Results
In a recent article, Ulrich, Smallwood, and Zenger (2000) discuss the significant amount of research, time, and money that has been invested in the search for a "holy grail" of leadership attributes. As described by the authors, "This holy grail, when...
Paradoxes in Vietnam and America: "Lessons Earned"-Part III
Vu Van Than, Lecturer at the National Economics University Business School in Hanoi, Vietnam, Nancy K. Napier, Professor of Management and International Business and Director of the International Business Consortium at Boise State University's College...
Perspectives
This column addresses emerging trends and issues in the development and implementation of human resource strategies. Please respond with your views and experiences to bpinzon@hrps.org or walker@walkergroup.com. Are We Effective Consultants? Executives...
Results-Based Leadership: How Leaders Build the Business and Improve the Bottom Line
by David Ulrich, Jack Zenger, and Norm Smallwood. Publisher: Harvard Business School Press (1999), ISBN 0875848710. As we enter the new century, corporate leaders are increasingly pressured to make their operations more effective, adaptive, creative,...