Human Resource Planning

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

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 3, September

Benefits Achieved through Alternative Work Schedules
Employers throughout the United States, both public and private, have given increased attention to the inherently significant relationship between work and family. The increased attention is a result of changing social attitudes, values, and demographic...
Human Resource Roles: Creating Value, Not Rhetoric
Many companies are discovering a need to reinvent the human resource function. What is called for is an HR function that expands its focus beyond its traditional operational and transactional role. To improve its effectiveness and have greater impact,...
Managing Effectively in Chaos
It is hard to avoid hearing about chaos, anti chaos, fractals and catastrophes. These new mathematical approaches are finding their way into the study of economics, earthquakes, evolution and business. It would seem the complexity of life is finally...
Succession Management: The Next Generation of Succession Planning
Succession planning needs to be modified if it is to remain a relevant means of regenerating a company's leadership. There are several causes of the gap between the promises of traditional succession planning and what is delivered. The most important...