Human Resource Planning

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

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 3, September

From Generic to Organic Competencies
A study was performed to determine whether an "organic" set of competencies might be beneficially derived for a specific managerial population based upon the use of a prior "generic" competency instrument. The organic set differed substantially but...
Shared Services: From Vogue to Value
In the late 1980's, executives who received a fax were unique. Federal Express invested and lost millions with the "Zap Mail" application of this new technology. By the early 1990's, few pass a day without at least one fax. Many use faxes to communicate...
Strategic HRM
Paul Michael Swiercz, Ph.D., Department of Management Science, The George Washington University Pressures for change in our traditional concepts of the Personnel/Human Resource function within organizations have been building for well over a decade....
Team Measurement and Rewards: How Some Companies Are Getting It Right
Companies, particularly those in the United States, have recently embraced teams as an increasingly common response to a number of competitive pressures. Yet our research shows that many companies do not effectively manage an essential component of...