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Human Resource Planning and Strategy (IRE 3650)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE3650, with research papers and assignments.

Human Resource Planning Essay Topic Starting Points

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Mergers & Acquisitions:

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work&labour  news&research search: talent

"The information found in this Center Of Excellence may be particularly useful for HR professionals engaged in collecting and analyzing human capital data, developing metrics and putting in place the processes to create both short- and long-term workforce plans. This information may be particularly useful as it relates to workforce planning, succession planning, diversity/EEO, and talent management."

Cornell University IRL School, Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies -- HR Analytics/Metrics [website]

Cornell University IRL School, 2011: "State of HR Analytics: Facts and Findings from CAHRS Topical Working Groups" (8 pages, PDF)

See also: Human Capital/Talent

The New York Times, June 25, 2015: "Can an Algorithm Hire Better Than a Human?," by Claire Cain Miller

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Around the Globe With HR

On March 31st, 2015, CAHRS Managing Director Steve Miranda facilitated a Working Group (WG) session focused on HR’s role in globalizing the enterprise. We would like to extend a special thanks to our hosts from The Boeing Company for helping to support the event near its Chicago, IL location.The group identified four critical areas that HR professionals need to be aware of as they relate to the globalization of your organization’s HR function. Specifically:

1. HR’s Role in Driving Global Culture,
2. HR’s Role in Sourcing Local Talent – Globally,

3. Optimizing Global HR Organizational Structures, and
4. Enhancing Global Talent Mobility
Take a look at a brief summary of these four areas.

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