As the pace of business accelerates, the HR approach at many companies is becoming increasingly outdated. By adopting a more innovative and active role, HR organizations can help companies meet their business objectives and improve both financial and operational performance. Four specific measures can help.
Many decentralized companies have practices that vary widely across sites. Correcting this—and implementing advanced techniques such as lean—requires a company-wide production system that establishes the right degree of standardization.
A survey conducted by BCG and The Network shows that 64 percent of workers around the world would take a job abroad—and generally not for economic reasons. For HR executives, the emerging trends have huge implications.
Few technologies have created more value than software. If companies cannot attract and retain software expertise, they risk falling behind in technological capability and jeopardizing their ability to compete.