Handbook for Strategic HR: Best Practices in Organization Development from the OD Network

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AMACOM, Nov 28, 2012 - Business & Economics - 672 pages
Since the 1990s, a transformation has occurred within the role of human resources departments. HR professionals are being called upon to help determine priorities in running the business, craft organizational development strategies, and shape the culture within their company. From the renowned OD practitioner, the American Management Association, this forward-thinking book introduces readers to core organization development strategies and skills--providing creative approaches, practical tips, and proven methods to help them succeed.Through a compendium of the best thinking on the subject, you’ll learn how to strategically identify where best to foster change in the organization, team up with consultants and senior-level staff in leading a change project, improve employee engagement, include others in the important work of the organization, and operate effectively in cross-cultural and virtual working situations.Comprehensive and practical, Handbook for Strategic HR includes 78 articles that will enable you see the big picture roles and responsibilities of human resource professionals today. Best of all, this book is approved for HRCI Recertification Credit--helping you to advance your career in numerous tangible ways. See the SHRM store website for details.
 

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Contents

Section 1 The Changing World of Human Resources
1
Section 2 Consulting and Partnership Skills
25
Section 3 Use of Self as an Instrument of Change
119
Section 4 Thinking Systemically and Strategically
207
Section 5 Employee Engagement
339
Section 6 Change Management
409
Section 7 Globalization CrossCultural Interaction and Virtual Working Arrangements
551
About the Contributors
643
Index
653
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OD PRACTITIONER is the quarterly journal of the Organization Development Network, an international association whose members are committed to practicing organization development as an applied behavioral science.

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