Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations

HR Leadership Lessons from Non-Traditional CHROs

A new article by John Boudreau (CEO) on HR leadership lessons from non-traditional CHROs. CHRO’s who come from non-HR backgrounds discover that HR is the most impactful of all functions. Their experience holds important lessons for all HR leaders.

Podcast: Strategic People Analytics

Max Blumberg of Tucana People Analytics talks with Alec Levenson, Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations, University of Southern California. Alec discusses the subject of strategic analytics.

How Can Strategic HR Keep Up With The Future of Work?

A new article by John Boudreau is available at Visier. The evolving work ecosystem demands that leaders consider applying new work arrangements, but are those arrangements associated with HR’s role as a strategic partner? A unique survey of U.S. HR leaders shows how HR’s strategic activities associate with using new work arrangements.

New CEO-WorldatWork Monograph on Cutting-Edge Performance Management

This monograph by Ledford, G., Benson, G., and Lawler, E. provides a comprehensive report of findings from a large-scale study of cutting-edge performance management practices. It covers several topics not discussed in other papers, such as detail on types of organizations that adopt cutting edge practices and change management issues in implementing these practices.