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The HR Scorecard: Linking People, Strategy, and Performance

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Three experts in Human Resources introduce a measurement system that convincingly showcases how HR impacts business performance. Drawing from the authors' ongoing study of nearly 3,000 firms, this book describes a seven-step process for embedding HR systems within the firm's overall strategy--what the authors describe as an HR Scorecard--and measuring its activities in ter ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published March 1st 2001 by Harvard Business Review Press (first published 2001)
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Drew
Dec 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
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For me, this really gave a new perspective on how to go about hiring talent. If you are responsible for bringing in talent to your organization, I highly recommend it.
Jonathan Forman
Apr 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
If only more HR Professionals read this book and understood the importance of its advice.
Rene Schlegel
Jul 27, 2014 rated it it was ok
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Some useful concepts. focus on competencies is a highlight. Otherwise many many assumptions veiled be a highly mechanistic approach. The authors concentrate mostly on the how, a bit on the what and very little on the why. If fully implemented, tons of HR spreadsheets will abound containing data that still will be highly questionable. And last but not least, the idea of "how many excepcional employees did you hire" sends shudders down my spine....
Samir Dhond
Mar 26, 2009 rated it really liked it
I found this book very useful as well as insightful. It does talk about people and how they are connected to everything that an organization does day in and day out. It is a good tool book for HR practioners as well. The book provides some contemporary ways of dealing with so called HR issues that organizations of today face. Most relevant in the recession time such as the ones that we are experiencing.
Taka Kohari
Apr 02, 2012 rated it liked it
Although I read this book as part of my assignment, it was very informative. I'm sure that I will have a different perspective of the book once I actually get into the field of HR, but it was still a good read.
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Best book.
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Interesting concepts, but way too academic of an approach. Some real world examples and anecdotes would have helped.
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You need a measure to gain ground with people.
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