Outsourcing Human Resources Functions : How, Why, When, and When Not to Contract for HR Services
Executives and HR professionals will gain the edge in the competitive and increasingly global business world with this detailed breakdown of outsourcing. A who's who of large companies, including the Bank of America, IBM, Motorola, PepsiCo, and Procter & Gamble, are outsourcing their human resources needs; today's business question is no longer if companies will outsource HR, but when and how they will do so. This guide covers every aspect of outsourcing, taking readers step-by-step through identifying functional candidates for outsourcing -- defining requirements, drawing up a request for proposal (RFP) and a request for information (RFI), assessing the proposals and bidders, contracting for services, and managing their out-sourced functions successfully. Helpful sample contracts are included on a CD-ROM, ensuring that when the time comes for a business to look outside its staff, its managers will be equipped for success.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 152.4 x 223.5 x 15.2mm | 272.16g
- 28 Sep 2006
- Society for Human Resource Management
- Alexadria, VA, United States
- 2nd ed.
- Includes CD-ROM
Table of contents
IntroductionDedicationAcknowledgments1Don Emmerich2Jim Divitale: Commercial Digital Photographer3Phillip Stewart Charis: Elegance in Fine Portraiture4Eddie Tapp: Color Management Specialist5Russell Beach & Susie Beach: Adobe" Photoshop" Guru6Joe Glyda7Stephen Marc: Educator and Digital Photographic Artist8Tim Kelly: Kelly Fine Portraiture9Sara Francis: Photo Mirage Imagine10Kevin Ames: Ames Photographic Illustration11Jane Conner-Ziser12Bill Egar: Bill and Nancy Egar Nature13Robert Starling: Starling Productions14Dave Montizambert15Bob Cleere16Bob Coates-Bob Coates PhotographyIndex
"Sound, practical advice for using outsourcing to become more strategic, acquire technology and expertise, enhance services, and be more cost effective." --Tom Burt, VP and director, HR administration, JC Penney Company, Inc
About Mary F. Cook
Mary F. Cook is the founding partner of Mary Cook & Associates, a human resources consulting firm. Her many books include "The Complete Do-It-Yourself Human Resources Department "and "Consulting on the Side. "She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. Scott B. Gildner is a partner and managing director of HR global practice at TPI, a sourcing advisory company. He is a charter member of the HR Outsourcing Forum, an independent group of organizations who benchmark, research, and develop best practices for the HR outsourcing industry. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.