Human Resource Planning

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

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 1, March

Articles
As Human Resource professionals we all know that training and development matters. This fact was once again confirmed in recent research sponsored by the American Society for Training and Development. The study ranked companies according to their...
Attracting and Retaining Intellectual Capital. (Current Practices)
HRPS Workshop Report by Peter Karp, President-Elect, HRPS Presenters: Kim Shepherd, President, Decision Toolbox; Dr. Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans, Co-Authors of Love'Em or Lose'Em; Dr. Michael O'Malley, Author of Are You Paid What You're...
Corporate Sponsor Forum. (Current Practices)
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, as well as an in-depth exploration of...
Is Your Business Case Compelling? (Perspectives)
To obtain the support of executives for a human resource initiative, we need to identify and articulate a clear business need. We need to demonstrate why resources should be given to this initiative rather than to others. This requires that we identify...
Kudos to Our Conference Participants. (HRPS News)
With the excitement and takeaways from our 25th Anniversary Conference in South Beach still fresh in our minds, I wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of you who participated in this extraordinary event. Knowledge and the network differentiate...
Outsourcing the Training Function: Results from the Field
Brian S. Klaas The amount of training outsourced by organizations continues to increase, yet few insights have been offered by researchers to guide training professionals in their use of outside suppliers. In this study, we questioned 323 training...
The Influence of Outsourcing on Job Satisfaction and Turnover Intentions of Technical Managers
Questionnaire data were collected from 469 low- to mid-level Air Force engineering managers who performed a support function that was to be outsourced. The survey was designed to explore the participants' reactions to the outsourcing strategy given...
Why the Leadership Bench Never Gets Deeper: Ten Insights about Executive Talent Development
The record is there for all to see: The best baseball teams succeed on the basis of deep bench strength and skillful movement of exceptional players throughout the system. And because business leaders have similar ambitions with regard to their...