How to Measure Human Resource Management

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2002 - Business & Economics - 351 pages
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Is it cost-effective to add staff in a given area? Does a training program have a positive impacton costs and sales? In this era of increasing cost and budget justification, HR managers are under increasing pressure to measure performance, defend their budgets against outsourcing, and even to justify their own existence. This text provides a quantifiable method for accurately measuring the productivity of all major personnel functions. This allows the HR manager to communicate with senior management in the quantitative business language senior management understands. It also helps HR Managers make tough decisions ranging from how many additional staff people to hire, and how much to spend on a training program.

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Contents

The New Human Resources
7
Trends in Human Resources
13
Designing a Measurement System That Works
21
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About the author (2002)

Jac Fitz-enz is an internationally recognized authority on human resource management and is the pioneer of the field of human capital benchmarking and performance measurement. In 1977, Dr. Fitz-enz founded Saratoga Institute, which today publishes one of the world's largest databases of human capital metrics, the Human Capital Benchmarking Report. He has authored five books on human capital management. Dr. Fitz-enz previously held senior human resource posts at major technology and financial services companies in the United States.

Barbara Davison is Principal Consultant with Saratoga Institute. She worked with Dr. Fitz-enz on the original research and development of HR metrics. Ms. Davison has held several director-level HR positions at Motorola and ARA.

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