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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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Recent Research


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

Successful Strategic Workforce Planning Through Collaboration

Research | Author: Jenna Filipkowski | Source: Human Capital Institute | Published: November 20, 2014
This signature research, conducted in partnership between Workday and the Human Capital Institute (HCI), explores the in-depth challenges facing organizations as they seek to adopt an effective strategic workforce planning (SWP) process as ... Read more

2014 Talent Pulse: Conducting Dynamic Performance Appraisals

Research | Author: David O'Connell, Research Analyst | Source: Human Capital Institute | Published: November 24, 2014
Performance appraisals are generally disliked by both employers and employees. The practice, which aims to evaluate the performance and productivity of a company’s employees, has received widespread negative attention and it seems these ... Read more

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