With HR professionals increasingly expected to be “business partners”, are you prepared with the skills and tools to make a positive difference to your organization?
As the recognised definitive guide to the topic, HR: The Business Partner, second edition, offers practical insights to take you through the challenging process of business partnering, including:
• No-nonsense description of what business partnering entails, with case studies to illustrate real-life practice
• Detailed coverage of the common challenges and advice on how to overcome them
• Guidance on how to develop the skills and confidence required to work effectively
Covering the transition from working operationally to working strategically and the tools, techniques and skill sets needed for partnering, this inexpensive guide will help to both add real value to your business and to develop your career in business partnering. If you are aspiring to or about to embark on a business partner role, this book will provide you with ideas and inspiration for the position.
Table of Contents
Structuring the partnership function
Developing credibility and client relationships
Developing the key skills
The importance of contracting
Where do business partners add most value?
Sustaining the relationship
Evaluating the success of partnership projects