Human Resource Planning

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

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 1, March

Agility in Action: Picturing the Lessons Learned from Kodak and 23 Other Companies
Presented at the HRPS Corporate Sponsor Forum by June E. Delano, Director of Executive Education & Development, Eastman Kodak Company, and Calhoun W. Wick, President of Wick and Company Eastman Kodak is changing dramatically to compete in a world...
Designing Management Training and Development for Competitive Advantage: Lessons from the Best
"In the 21st century the education and skills of the work force will end up being the dominant competitive weapon." [Lester Thurow, Head to Head, 1992]. Organizations can buy skills through hiring, or they can develop skills through training and development...
First Data Corporation
Presented by Ric Duques, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer First Data Corporation (FDC) is a leading provider of payment systems, electronic commerce, and information management services to financial institutions, merchants, insurance companies,...
HRPS 1998-1999 Research Agenda: Development of Competitive Advantage through People
This is a summary of the HRPS research agenda developed by the Research Committee and reviewed by the Board of Directors. Overall development of the agenda was initiated at a special meeting of the Research Committee under the direction of Karl Price....
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 jwalkerl@san.rr.com. What's Happening to the Human Resource Generalist?...
Positive Culture Change at OSRAM SYLVANIA
Reengineering a corporate work culture can be one of the most important aspects of a change process. A well-managed work culture (the collective behaviors and values of a company's employees) can significantly improve business performance. An unmanaged...
Retirement of Older Workers: Issues and Policies
Retirement of Older Workers: Issues and Policies Today's organizations are faced with an aging workforce. Such a workforce represents both an opportunity and a challenge to organizations. It presents an opportunity because organizations can draw upon...
The Human Side of Mergers and Acquisitions: Understanding and Managing Human Resource Integration Issues
Understanding and Managing Human Resource Integration Issues Mergers and acquisitions increased exponentially in the 1980s and are expected to continue at a strong pace in the 1990s and into the next century. Most mergers and acquisitions are premised...