Global HR Competencies

By Dave Ulrich, Wayne Brockbank, Jon Younger, Mike Ulrich | November 12, 2012

Dave Ulrich and his colleagues review universal and regional best practices for HR professionals.

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HR thought leader Dave Ulrich and his international colleagues unpack and distill the finest, most up-to-the-moment thinking from the HR world. This book looks at best practices from companies on every continent, offering an expert survey of universal and regional HR dos and don'ts.

Because new and developing global circumstances often require adaptability and changes in best practices, Global HR Competencies documents the decisions and policymaking of some of the world's foremost, leading-edge HR practitioners. Together with his team of researchers, Ulrich has broken down all there is to know about best HR practices around the world--and how they might take shape in the future. Global HR Competencies covers:

  • The guiding principles that HR's next generations can't afford to be without
  • How HR professionals integrate across all levels of business life in each major region of the world
  • HR's impact on short-term individual and business performance, and how it can have sustainable impact on customers and society as a whole
  • How to best employ, develop, and make the most of HR professionals, giving you and your organization the maximum advantage ― wherever you are in the world

Dave has published over 30 books on leadership, organization, and human resources. These ideas have shaped how people and organizations deliver value to customers, investors, and communities. He has consulted and done research with over half of the Fortune 200 and worked in over 80 countries.  He has received numerous public recognitions and lifetime awards for his work. 

About the author

Wayne Brockbank is a Clinical Professor of Business at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a partner emeritus at The RBL Group. His research, writing, and teaching has helped shape the development of the strategic HR management field, and he has consulted with major corporations throughout the world.  

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