View from the Top

View from the Top

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Today's business environment is volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA), which presents huge challenges for organizations that seek to build capabilities that can provide advantages now and in the future. How can they leverage their people to effectively compete in this environment? View from the Top: Leveraging Human and Organization Capital to Create Value brings together some of today's leading chief human resource officers and other HR thought leaders to share their expertise in addressing this very question. Through case studies, conceptual models, and empirical research, these authors provide a roadmap to help HR leaders develop and implement HR strategies that will build their organization's human and organization capital as a source of competitive advantage.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 20mm | 521.63g
  • Alexadria, VA, United States
  • English
  • 158644400X
  • 9781586444006

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"Collecting the best thinking of many of HR's most experienced and well-known leaders, View from the Top offers something for every level of HR professional, from the new grad to the C-suite. An investment that will repay the reader many times over!" -- LASZLO BOCK, FORMER SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF PEOPLE OPERATIONS, GOOGLE, AND BEST-SELLING AUTHOR OF WORK RULES! "A must-read for HR professionals since it combines the best academic thinking with the experiences of real-life practitioners." -- BILL CONATY, FORMER SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES, GENERAL ELECTRIC, AND FOUNDER OF CONATY CONSULTING LLC "We are in a period of unparalleled disruption--a 'digital revolution' where technology is reshaping industries, functions, jobs, and skills of employees. At the center is the requirement for a function that will be focused on enabling organizational and employee change. The opportunity is ripe for HR to take the lead or to face disruption, and this book is critical for anyone who wants to succeed in the next five years." -- DONNA MORRIS, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CUSTOMER AND EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE, ADOBE
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About Patrick Wright

Patrick M. Wright is Thomas C. Vandiver bicentennial chair in the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining USC he served on the faculties at Cornell University, Texas A&M University, and the University of Notre Dame. Wright teaches, conducts research, and consults in the area of strategic human resource management, particularly focusing on how firms use people as a source of competitive advantage and on the changing nature of the chief HR officer role. He has published over 60 research articles in journals and over 20 chapters in books and edited volumes, and has co-authored two textbooks and two books on HR practice. He is the Editor at Journal of Management. He has conducted programs and consulted for a number of large organizations. He currently serves as a member on the board of directors for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the National Academy of Human Resources (NAHR) and is a former board member of HRPS, the SHRM Foundation, and WorldatWork (formerly the American Compensation Association). From 2011 to 2016 he was named by HRM Magazine as one of the 20 Most Influential Thought Leaders in HR. In 2014 he received SHRM's Michael R. Losey Human Resource Research Award.
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