Dave Ulrich on Why HR Should Be at The C-Suite Table

September 15th, 2011

In 2005,  Fast Company‘s Keith Hammond published a scathing article, Why We Hate HR. Hammond argued, “HR is the corporate function with the greatest potential — the key driver, in theory, of business performance — and also the one that most consistently underdelivers.”  Today HR still has mixed rep but Dave Ulrich, a great HR thinker, is pretty convincing on how we should rethink our view of HR. Though it may be HR themselves that need to grasp the nettle.

Click here to read more from Karl Moore’s Forbes article.


Developing a Culture of Speed — HR’s Role in Increasing Organizational Speed

September 1st, 2011

CEOs are in love with speed! They are constantly ranting about the need for speed in new market entry, time-to-market, cycle-time reduction, and the resulting competitive advantage that speed can provide. Speed is so important in today’s hyper-competitive business world that if you were forced to come up with a single word that best describes the current climate, “speed” would have to appear among the top descriptors.

HR can play a role in increasing speed throughout the organization and it’s time talent managers step up and acknowledge that.

Click here to read the entire article by Dr. John Sullivan.


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