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All-Around HR Players Knowing It All

July 11, 2007
Tomorrow’s human resources chiefs may not even work in HR today. Many employers are looking outside the function for up-and-comers and giving them experience throughout the organization—and across the globe—to prepare them for the ever-more strategic role.
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Precision-Targeted Development at HP

July 11, 2007
Hewlett-Packard vice president and chief learning officer Sam Szteinbaum says it’s difficult to separate leadership development from the overall performance level of the HR function. That’s why HP has set out to do both simultaneously, with the “Best in Class” HR development program it started a year ago.
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HR for HR at Amex

July 11, 2007
American Express sees HR as such an important part of driving business performance that the company has assigned an executive specifically to the task of developing future HR leaders.
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Has HR Finally Arrived

June 22, 2007
Has HR arrived? Not quite, author and consultant Dave Ulrich says. But good human resource practices can create demonstrable value for an organization's key stake-holders, Ulrich argues, and prove that HR is worthy of that seat at the table.
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Evolution for Generalists

June 1, 2007
Rather than rant or sulk about critiques of HR generalists, here's something to do about filling weak spots in your HR practice: A list of "smart plays" that generalists can use to create results for the organizations they serve. They can follow this roadmap, add a couple of points to give it unique style, and watch the critics fade into the background.
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