Strategic HR is not about criticizing the HR function, nor is it about lofty HR ideals. Instead, it is a practical and achievable opportunity for HR to play a significant role in driving business profits. This session will present specific actions that HR functions and HR professionals can take to develop and sustain a strategic approach to their work. These actions for HR functions and HR professionals were revealed through survey, case study, and interview-based research conducted by nonprofit APQC. Elissa Tucker, APQC’s human capital management research program manager, will present best practices learned from researching strategic HR functions at IBM Global Business Services and Nissan North America. She will also share strategic HR insights gleaned from interviews conducted with HR bloggers China Gorman, Sharlyn Lauby, and William Tincup.
A highly interactive workshop which defines culture, defines accountability, and provides a proven four-step process for installing an accountability-based culture. The four steps-Share Your Vision, Bring Your Vision to Life, Weave Accountability into the Fabric of the Organization, and Model the Way-will be covered in detail, and since effective feedback is foundational to any change process, we will describe our feedback methodology. This workshop has been successfully delivered in the USA, Canada, China, Singapore and Malaysia, so we know that it is applicable across different cultures. It is based on our extensive international experience. Participants will be encouraged to become involved, and ask questions.