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Creating The Workforce and Results You Seek
Strategic workforce management is today’s most powerful competitive lever for market success.
Creating the Workforce – and Results – You Seek is an insightful anthology written by some of today’s most distinguished thought leaders in human capital management. Individually and collectively, the perspectives in this book address the ‘art and science’ of workforce management and provide a road map for the reader interested in growing and sustaining a cohesive foundation for managing your organization’s most valuable, and expensive, strategic asset.
The pragmatic wisdom contained here serves to educate, motivate, and lead – providing practical and proven approaches for optimizing entire employee populations while navigating through the 21st century.
This book is a bible of best practices to engage the workforce along with data to justify investment. It is filled with practical approaches both acknowledging what works best now, along with a wake-up call for managing in the fast pace of the global economic reset. The ROI makes this a ‘must read’ for leaders and managers of companies dependent on the impact of the hourly workforce. –Lauren Doliva, PhD, Managing Partner, Heidrick & Struggles
A most valuable resource, this book is an excellent primer for even the most experienced human resource professional. Readers of this book will reap knowledge normally taking a whole career to accumulate. –Dan Honig, COO, WorkplaceDiversity.com
There’s no question investing in the workforce will lead to better returns down the road. What’s less clear is the form that investment should take to maximize results. In this insightful and thought-provoking anthology, the contributors–all well-respected HR thoughts leaders you’re likely to recognize–succeed in going beyond the theory and providing readers with insightful and practical advice on the key HR issues that matter most to business today. –David Shadovitz, Editor, Human Resource Executive
Creating the Workforce and Results You Seek is an insightful anthology written by some of today s most distinguished thought leaders in human capital management. Individually and collectively, the perspectives in this book represent unparalleled dedication to the art and science of workforce management and to ways of growing and sustaining a cohesive foundation for managing your organization s most valuable, and expensive strategic asset.
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I am a recovering change management consultant. Over the last 20 years or so, I’ve focused my career primarily in the people change management space. My job was to help companies realize the ROI of their multi-million dollar investments – whether they be investments in organizational redesign, new systems or large scale business transformations – by mitigating resistance, creating buy-in and driving adoption. The way to do that was to get the people on-board with what was happening. If they stopped resisting what was inevitable and just adopted the change, then all would be right in the “corporate” world. And I use the term “corporate” as a catch-all. These challenges and my project work spanned industries and organizations, from non-profit and government to privately owned and publicly traded enterprises.
The challenge is and always will be people. People will make or break the success of any change a company wants to make. So my job was part data analysis, part coaching, part writing, part training and part shrink. Get into the heads of the people to figure out what they wanted and find a way to make this change something they want. Or better yet – need. Call it marketing. Call it change management. Call it what you want. No matter how you slice and dice it, or whatever you call it, I was doing it wrong. And so are you.
If we apply the “Ask, Listen and Do” mindset to this problem, we as change management professionals can increase our effectiveness while enabling organizations to actually realize the ROI of their big dollar investments.
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Joyce Maroney of The Workforce Institute talks about the new book, Creating the Workforce — and Results — You Seek.
Jared Bernstein, former Senior Economist, Economic Policy Institute
Ruth N. Bramson, CEO, Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts
Andy Brantley, President and CEO, the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR)
Charles Chieppo, Principal, Chieppo Strategies, LLC
Tammy Cowser, MBA, PHR Human Resource Professional
David Creelman, CEO, Creelman Research
Aaron Fausz, PhD, Change Management Consultant, Center of Expertise, Kronos Incorporated
Steven Hunt, PhD, SPHR Director of Business Transformation Services, SuccessFactors
Mel Kleiman, Founder and President, Humetrics
Autumn D. Krauss, PhD, Senior Scientist, Kronos Incorporated
Tim Lett, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development, Knightsbridge
Debbie McGrath, CEO, HR.com
Mark Milliron, Deputy Director, Postsecondary Improvement US Program, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Dan Nottingham, Senior Product Manager, Kronos Incorporated
Andrew M. West, Product Marketing Manager, Kronos Incorporated
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