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HCI Research offers rigorous, insightful, world-class research and analysis, which leverages our unique community of executive practitioners, expert consultants, academics and global thought leaders. As the global association for strategic talent management and new economy leadership, our focus is on innovation and transformational next-practices that are driving the success of market-leading organizations, worldwide. It is fast-paced, real-time and actionable reporting that helps decision-makers move the needle and achieve better results.

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Our mission is educate and engage executives and organizations in the new science of talent management, and high-quality research is a powerful tool for distributing knowledge and advancing the practice. Research firms that offer HCI's depth of study and quality of reporting, routinely charge thousands of dollars for reports or memberships. Our model encourages the widest possible audience to freely access this extremely valuable information.

Recent Research


Compete and Connect: Developing Globally-Competent Leaders

Research | Author: Jenna Filipkowski | Source: Human Capital Institute | Published: May 20, 2015
In this signature research, conducted in partnership between the Human Capital Institute and the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, we investigate ways organizations are developing global competence in ... Read more

Insightful HR: Integrating Quality Data for Better Talent Decisions

Research | Author: Jenna Filipkowski | Source: Human Capital Institute | Published: April 28, 2015
Organizations are struggling in their people analytics capabilities. The top barriers to talent analytics are: lack of staff, lack of resources, poor training, the time to implement, and access to data. The rise in demand for these skills is ... Read more

2015 Talent Pulse: Empowering the HR and Business Partnership

Research | Author: Jenna Filipkowski | Source: Human Capital Institute | Published: March 9, 2015
Organizations are uncovering the strategic force of their HR departments by empowering the roles of their Human Resource Business Partners (HRBPs). HRBPs work closely with senior leaders to develop strategic HR operations that align with ... Read more

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