Human Resource Planning

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

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 4, December

Articles
It's annual meeting time again. We hope that you will be joining members of the Publications Committee and fellow HR leaders for three days of learning and collegiality in sunny South Beach. In the spirit of the conference, we've decided to do something...
Current Practices
Corporate Sponsor Forum The 2001 Corporate Sponsor Forum was held October 14-17 in Scottsdale, Arizona, under the theme, "Ensuring Executive Talent for the Long Run." The focus was on the practical aspects of leadership continuity with plenty of...
HRPS News
HRPS is proud to thank the following organizations who are sponsoring the 2002 annual conference: PREMIER ADP, Inc. HR Technologies PeopleSoft, Inc. Raytheon Professional Services Towers Perrin Watson Wyatt Worldwide PLATINUM...
More Than Just Semantics: Court Rulings Clarify Effective Anti-Harassment Policies
In light of several recent federal court rulings, this article examines the current state of evolving standards for determining the effectiveness of organizational anti-harassment policies. Particular attention is devoted to identifying those policy...
Perspectives
HR Leadership in Uncertain Times Has the recession bottomed out? What further budget and staff reductions will be necessary to scale back the organization to match business requirements? How rapidly will an economic recovery develop? How strong...
The 21st Century Human Resources Function: It's the Talent, Stupid! Identifying and Developing Talent, One Person at a Time, Becomes Our Defining Challenge
The HR function has evolved through many roles over the last hundred years and it must continue to evolve. Broad-reaching conceptualizations like Strategic Business Partner and Change Agent help us understand the function overall but obscure the reality...
Wellness Incentives: Lessons Learned about Organizational Change
Wellness incentive programs designed to reward a healthy lifestyle and reduce demand for medical benefits are often assessed on a "cost only basis." A main lesson learned from this study of 243 employees' responses to wellness incentives is that wellness...