16 May 2013

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Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function

HR often has to justify itself over its role, its output and its added value. In some cases this is deserved as we become involved in unsubstantiated opinion, fads and fashions, are reluctant to use data or are unable to evaluate our initiatives.

This report is written from the viewpoint that we believe that HR functions can make a substantial contribution to improved organisation effectiveness and business strategy.

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Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function

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16 May 2013

Executive Summary: Developing Commercial Acumen for the HR Function

HR often has to justify itself over its role, its output and its added value. In some cases this is deserved as we become involved in unsubstantiated opinion, fads and fashions, are reluctant to use data or are unable to evaluate our initiatives.

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  • Performance Management & Engagement
  • HR & Organisation Effectiveness
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