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Engaged in What? So What? A Role-Based Perspective for the Future of Employee Engagement

The point made in this chapter by Theresa M. Welbourne (CEO) is that employee engagement is an effort worth pursuing . It puts a name on something we know matters to people, society and business. However, in this chapter the suggestion will be made that employee engagement is not a construct at all.

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HR Function of the Future, 12/9/2010

John Boudreau spoke on the HR Function of the Future: How Strategic Partnership with Impact Reshapes the HR Profession on December 9, 2010.

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Organization Studies as Applied Science: The Generation and Use of Academic Knowledge about Organizations (Introduction to the Special Issue)

In this introduction to the special issue, Paula Jarzabkowski (Aston), Susan Albers Mohrman (CEO), and Andreas Georg Scherer (University of Zurich) apply philosophical, theoretical, and empirical perspectives to examine the challenges of studying the generation and use of academic knowledge.

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Can HR Evolve Faster? What’s in Its Way? – and How to Remove It, 4/19/2010

John Boudreau discussed his view on the evolution of the HR profession, drawing on Center research, his recent work with leading HR executives and CHRO’s, and the ideas in his forthcoming book, Retooling HR.

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Make Human Capital a Source of Competitive Advantage

This article by Edward E. Lawler III (CEO) looks at four areas where human capital should have a major impact on design: corporate boards, leadership, the human resource department, and information practices.

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Make Human Capital a Source of Competitive Advantage

This article by Edward E. Lawler III (CEO) looks at four areas where human capital should have a major impact on design: corporate boards, leadership, the human resource department, and information practices.

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Beyond HR: The New Science of Human Capital

Beyond HR: The New Science of Human Capital

Beyond HR (John W. Boudreau and Peter M. Ramstad (Harvard Business School Press, 2007)) shows how organizations can uncover distinctive talent contributions, strategically differentiate their HR practices and metrics, and more optimally allocate talent to create value.

Designing Organizations for Growth: The Human Resource Contribution

Susan A. Mohrman (CEO) states that HR is staring at an incredible opportunity to increase its impact on organizational performance and become a true strategic partner by contributing to the organization and work design challenges that enable growth.

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HR Should Set the Table

E. Lawler argues that the time is right for HR to take on an important new role in organizations. It needs to become a major player in the development and implementation of business strategy.

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It Should Be All About Organizational Effectiveness

Edward E. Lawler III (CEO) states that it is the best of times and the worst of times for the HR functions in corporations. The foundation upon which HR functions were built has shifted dramatically in the last few decades.

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Should They Stay or Should They Go? The Aging Workforce

Theresa M. Welbourne (eePulse) and David Van Kuttnauer (eePulse) explain that there are some rarely discussed, but important facts regarding the American workforce. Specifically, it is growing older. The “graying” of the workforce is due to two significant demographic shifts that are beginning to reshape the composition of the U.S. labor force.

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Talentship: The Future of Human Resource Measurement

John W. Boudreau (CEO) and Peter M. Ramstad (Personnel Decisions International) share that there is no shortage of measures in human resources. Unfortunately to date these measures have had little impact on how effectively organizations manage human capital, the apparent and hidden talents of employees and potential employees.

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