Destination Innovation

Destination Innovation : HR's Role in Charting the Course

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HR professionals are responsible in large part for nurturing the culture of organizations. As the profession continues its shift to more strategic work, this challenge becomes even more critical. Working at the epicenter of our organizations, HR has the opportunity-and duty-to shape the components essential to effective execution in building a culture success...a culture of innovation. Using this as the foundation, this book, written for HR professionals, will help readers better perform the recruitment process to ensure creative talent feeds this culture. And once hired, this talent must be developed, managed, and recognized to further prime the pump of innovation throughout the organization. This book offers the tools to achieve this strategic mandate.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 139 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12.7mm | 294.84g
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Alexadria, VA, United States
  • English
  • 1586443836
  • 9781586443832

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"Destination Innovation" gives a practical how-to guide for helping creativity and risk-taking take root in your business. By explaining the paradox between productivity and creativity, by exploring a leaders words versus intentions, and by defining the role HR must play in shaping organizational culture we get a sense that innovation is a competitive advantage! Chris Burkhard, President and Founder, Outside In Companies" Want to be considered an innovative company? Start with the people around you. Successful innovation starts with individuals as the foundation, and Pat Buhler shows you what it takes to align the operational and cultural ideals of"Innovation." Great book! Josh Clement, President, Soundview, Inc." Innovation is a thread that weaves throughout our company and is part of our organizational fabric. In the spirit of innovation we champion intuitive thinking, encourage what if? conversations, and applaud why not? attitudes. We recognize that our thriving innovative culture is the key to sustaining independence, driving associate engagement, growing customer advocacy, and returning value to our owners."Destination Innovation"ably explores these themes. It is a compelling read for HR and business leaders. Peggy H. Eddens, Executive Vice President, Chief Human Capital Officer, WSFS Bank"
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About Patricia M. Buhler

Patricia M. Buhler, DBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, is full professor at Goldey-Beacom College, USA. She teaches several undergraduate and graduate-level management and HR courses. She is a law firm consultant on HR-related legal issues. Dr. Buhler is the author/coauthor of several books, including Up, Down, andSideways: High-Impact Verbal Communication for HR Professionals with Joel D. Worden.
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