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As few as 6% of organizations have future leaders identified for critical roles, according to a recent study of global companies conducted at Right Management. And strikingly, less than one in five respondents said they have no one slated to take over any key positions. Yet, most organizations tell us that building a pipeline of global leaders that is both deep and wide is a top priority.
Leading in a global environment is challenging and cultural differences become more important factors in understanding leadership and providing effective initiatives to support intercultural work assignments.
Continuing the theme on how to be strategic in Human Resources, this second article is going to provide the top 3, nope 4 things you need to be successful in implementing a strategically focused HR in your organization.Read more
Historically, HR is known (fairly or unfairly) for its low comfort level with numbers and dollar amounts. Perhaps that is why functions such as Marketing, Sales and Finance have more influence in the executive suite. Now that many CEOs made improving and nurturing their human capital a major priority, the time has come for HR to get serious about analytics. In workforce planning especially, the ability to document, analyze and derive meaningful insight from workforce trends is crucial. How do HR leaders hire, build and retain the necessary skill set within their function?
While you're planning your expansion, you're going to find that talent is in short supply, especially in these five areas.Read more
Today, many companies are either considering or in the process of acquiring new organizations in order to complement existing capabilities and grow their business. While the concept is attractive, in reality mergers and acquisitions are very challenging organizational changes that are difficult to complete successfully.