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Strategic Human Resource Management

Build a sustainable HR strategy that will guide your choices and keep them in line with the rest of the organization.

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Investing in People

Investing in People: Financial Impact of Human Resource Initiatives Third Edition

John Boudreau, Wayne Cascio, & Alexis Fink


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Reinventing Jobs

Reinventing Jobs: A 4-Step Approach for Applying Automation to Work

Ravin Jesuthasan, & John Boudreau


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Black Holes and White Spaces

Black Holes and White Spaces: Reimagining the Future of Work and HR with the CHREATE Project

John Boudreau, Carolyn Lavelle Rearick & Ian Ziskin


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Recent Awards

2021 Top 100 HRTech Influencers
2021 Top 100 HRTech Influencers
June, 2021
Human Resource Executive

2020 Top 100 HRTech Influencers
June, 2020
Human Resource Executive

Herbert Heneman Jr. Career Achievement Award
August, 2018
Academy of Management

Lead The Work:

Navigating New Organizational Forms, Intermediaries, and Alternative Work Arrangements that Lie Beyond Employment

Future leadership will increasingly involve optimizing how you get the work done, not how you manage employees.  Estimates are that over 40% of work will soon be done by individuals that are not employed by the organization they work for.  Yet virtually all present laws, organizational systems and human resource processes are designed assuming that managing full-time employees is how work gets done.  A world beyond employment offers options such as alliances, talent-trading, tours of duty, freelancers, along with familiar options of outsourcing, temporary employment and contractors.  What are the fundamental dimensions of this new world, and how can they help leaders make better decisions about work and talent?

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