Trends Report

Strategic Human Capital Management Initiatives Benefit From Expert Guidance

February 11th, 2008
With contributors:
Paul Hamerman , Christine Ferrusi Ross , Meghan Donnelly


Human capital management (HCM) initiatives are under the microscope of executive management (the C-suite) due to the shrinking and aging workforce that has been widely reported, innovation-driven growth that requires knowledge workers, and an increased global workforce that must be managed differently. The C-suite expects strategic HCM initiatives to be measurable, be driven by corporate strategies, positively impact the bottom line, and quickly adapt to changing business needs. Firms need to consider human resources (HR) consultancies that offer the broad experience, executive-level credibility, proven frameworks, and deep and wide resource pools to achieve strategic workforce transformation initiatives globally.

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