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HR Transformation: Building Human Resources from the Outside In: Building Human Resources from the Outside in

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Named as BusinessWeek's #1 Management Educator, expert Dave Ulrich and his team of authors bring human resources a whole new way of thinking and practicing--moving the focus from internal issues to actively helping to set business strategies. Businesses of the future need "all hands on deck" when implementing new ways to stimulate grown and cost efficiency, and this includ ...more
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Published June 22nd 2009 by McGraw-Hill
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Lars-Christian Elvenes
HR Transformation is written by the leaders of the RBL Group. For those not familiar with them, they are viewed by many as the people setting the yardstick for HR.



HR Transformation focuses on how HR can, and needs to, be aligned with an organization's overall business strategy. As they say, how HR can adopt an outside-in focus to their strategy. If HR strategy is not aligned with the overall business strategy, the chance to succeed is significantly reduced.



Rather than seeing just the organizat
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Jan 08, 2013 L rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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My 5th choice for a book to satisfy SPHR Re-cert credits. I was impressed by the resources that these authors made available for implementing their ideas, which can be found at www.hrtransformation.com. The basic premise of the ideas in this book is that HR needs to be more strategic, and less transactional, and a good case for outsourcing transactional HR roles is made, to demonstrate how time cane be freed up to allow HR professionals to be more strategic business partners.
Josh
Oct 25, 2012 Josh rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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This would be a great book to someone at the undergraduate level who is just learning about HR.

As far as practical use in the field of working professionals? Only if you've been in HR 30+ years and still don't know how to create your own pivot tables....

In it's defense - possibly useful to business leaders who are entrenched in old ways of viewing HR...
Sarah Volpe
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Very informative and instructional for those pursuing a degree or career in HR
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Dec 15, 2013 Sarah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great resource for those looking to revitalize their HR Depts.
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An HR professionals guide book, as far as I am concerned.
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A good book on how HR can transform itself
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