Strategic HR Publications

2017

  1. Opening Up to Outsiders: Case Studies from Lego, GE, L’Oréal, and Haier

    August 2017 | Case Studies

    Profiles of Lego, GE, L’Oréal, and Haier show how these companies have have driven digital transformation by opening up to outsiders.

  2. Culture and Digital Transformation: Case Studies from Travelex, L’Oréal, Haier, and GE

    August 2017 | Case Studies

    In these company profiles, Travelex, L’Oreal, Haier, and GE share how they have shifted their corporate cultures to embrace digital transformation. 

  3. Blurring External Boundaries: Case Studies from L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier

    August 2017 | Case Studies

    Company profiles from L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier show that digital transformation enables and often requires collaboration between organizations. If necessity is the mother of invention, then digital transformation is the necessity that drives companies that were once separate, self-reliant entities to reach out to other organizations and individuals.

  4. 25 Truths about M&A Integration: Insights from the Merger Integration Conference

    July 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    The need for transformative M&A deals is urgent. Deal volume is growing, deal rationales are changing, and the cultural and geographic scope of mergers is expanding. Communication and deal prep are paramount.

  5. 25 Truths about HR's Role in Mergers and Acquisitions: Insights from the HR M&A Lab

    July 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    HR has growing importance in mergers and acquisitions. Cross-border elements, global staffing issues, and complex value propositions are areas where HR can help drive deal value, along with due diligence and budgeting.

  6. Turning Silver into Gold: Tapping into the Mature Workforce to Close Europe's Widening Talent Gaps

    July 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Europe's workforce is aging and possibly shrinking as well. Retaining and retraining mature workers can help stem the tide of workforce defections and fill in skills gaps.

  7. Driving Digital Transformation: Why Culture and Structure Matter

    June 2017 | Key Business Issues

    This report investigates what organizations need to look, feel, and act like if they are to be successful at digital transformation. What are the strategic capabilities companies need to develop? How can corporate culture support or hinder digital transformation? What kinds of organizational structure does digital transformation require?

  8. Just What Is the Corporate Director's Job?: Proxy Advisors' Perspectives on the Board Member's Job Description

    June 2017 | Key Business Issues

    When describing the job of a public company board member, proxy advisors were not  naturally inclined to draw up a list of qualifications and responsibilities.

  9. Immigration Policy That Works: Bringing Foreign-Born Workers into High-Shortage Occupations to Grow Our Economy

    June 2017 | Committee for Economic Development

    This policy brief recommends steps to reform immigration policy, including suggestions for employing both native-born workers and immigrants to flexibly address looming labor shortages.

  10. Socially Minded: Convincing the C-suite of Social Media's Benefits

    May 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Understand the range of benefits that social media can bring to companies across industries and why the C-suite should be on board.