Strategic HR Publications

Case Studies

  1. What's Next for 21st-Century HR? Royal Bank of Scotland: Consolidating HR Activities across the Global Organization

    December 2017 | Case Studies

    In the years following the global financial crisis, HR has played a key role in RBS’s recovery process by building its capability in using human capital insight to support “evidence-based management.” 

  2. What's Next for 21st-Century HR? Daiichi Sankyo: Transforming US R&D HR to Deliver Strategic Value to the Global Business

    December 2017 | Case Studies

    Developing a new talent strategy helped break down silo-based thinking within the global HR community at Daiichi Sankyo and also proved the value of pooling differing expertise in talent management.

  3. What's Next for 21st-Century HR? Deere & Company: Using Data to Accelerate HR Transformation

    December 2017 | Case Studies

    Thanks to analytics, John Deere realized it had more managers than it needed, negatively affecting employee engagement. These findings guided challenging yet constructive conversations that helped strengthen the company’s organizational design. 

  4. Softening Internal Structure: Case Studies from L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier

    August 2017 | Case Studies

    Case studies highlight how L’Oréal, Travelex, and Haier have changed their internal structures to drive digital transformation.

  5. 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.

  6. 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. 

  7. 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.

  8. DNA of Engagement: McDonald's

    March 2016 | Case Studies

    This profile showcases how McDonald's holds leaders at all levels accountable in designing and executing its programs and processes to support employee engagement efforts. 

  9. DNA of Engagement: NASA

    March 2016 | Case Studies

    This profile showcases how NASA holds leaders at all levels accountable in designing and executing its programs and processes to support employee engagement efforts. 

  10. DNA of Engagement: Quicken Loans

    March 2016 | Case Studies

    This profile showcases how Quicken Loans holds leaders at all levels accountable in designing and executing its programs and processes to support employee engagement efforts.