The 2011 CHRO Challenge: Building Organizational, Functional, and
Cornell Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS), 2011
The 2011 Chief Human Resource Officer Survey by the Center for Advanced Human Resource
Studies at Cornell university again finds talent issues to be a top priority for
CHROs. In particular, CHROs say the lack of talent in the HR function itself is
their biggest obstacle to achieving the CEOs agenda for HR, and this problem seems
to be worse in Europe than in the United States.
Working Beyond Borders
IBM Corporation, 2010
IBM's 2010 study of Chief Human Resource Officers is based on nearly 600 face-to-face interviews with human resource executives and workforce strategists around the world.
Among its findings, the study revealed that traditional patterns of workforce investment may be changing, as CHROs in growth markets, such as China and India, consider expanding
investment back into Europe, North America and other mature markets.
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The Talent Masters: Why Smart Leaders
Put People Before Numbers
By Bill Conaty, 2010
The Talent Masters itself stems from a unique combination of talent: During
a forty-year career at General Electric, Bill Conaty worked closely with CEOs Jack
Welch and Jeff Immelt to build that company's world renowned talent machine. Ram
Charan is the legendary advisor to companies around the world. Together they use
their unparalleled experience and insight to write the definitive book on talent—a
breakthrough in how to take a business to the next level.
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The Chief Human Resource Officer
By Patrick M. Wright et al., 2011
The National Academy of HR and the NAHR Foundation, under the leadership of Cornell
School of ILR Professor Patrick Wright, recently published The Chief Human Resource
Officer, Defining the New Role of Human Resource Leaders which captures
the experience and advice of some of the nation’s leading CHROs and academics on
key HR issues. The majority of the contributors, in addition to being Fellows of
the National Academy of HR, are CHROs of HR Policy Association member companies,
many of whom are Association board members. The Chief Human Resource Officer
provides insights on some of the most challenging leadership issues facing experienced
and newly appointed CHROs alike.
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