HR in practice

first_imgHR in practiceOn 9 Oct 2003 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. HR inpractice is the title of a new series in Personnel Today aimed atsharing best practice in running HR change projects. If you would like to getinvolved, read on What is this?HR inpractice is Personnel Today’s look at best practice in HR. Theaim is to look at how HR teams have driven organisational change to benefittheir business. We wouldlike to hear from organisations that have successfully implemented an HRproject and are willing to talk about how they did it. Projects must have beenrunning for at least six months and must show measurable business benefits.How it worksIf you wantyour HR project to be considered for publication in Personnel Today, then youwill need to provide us with the information listed below. We will also need tointerview the HR person responsible for the project. Thebusiness: Information on the industry sector yourorganisation operates within, its size, recent major events (eg takeovers,growth, job losses, change at the top etc)The challenge: Describe the challenge for the project and thetimescales involved.● Who in the business and HR was involved?● What did they do?● Why was it interesting?● Did they use outside help? ideas from elsewhere?● Issues about getting other people (eg the line) on board?● Cost (if applicable)The outcome:How successful was the project? How was this measured? Any surprising outcomes?How did the business receive the idea? The employeeperspective: We will need to hear from those affected by theinitiative to see what they think. We need to steer clear of HR saying how wellit has done. Learningpoints for HR: If you were to do this again, whatwould you repeat and what would you do differently? Any other hints for HRprofessionals facing the same challenge.Who tocontact at Personnel TodayIf you have aproject that fits these criteria, e-mail MartinCouzins  [email protected] Please provide a brief outline of the project andcontact details. In the subject field of the e-mail, please put ‘HR inpractice’. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img

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