Strategic HR Publications

Case Studies

  1. Digital Transformation: What's the Role of HR Case Study—Assurant

    April 2018 | Case Studies

    Assurant’s digital strategy had many components, including several that are central to HR: culture change, leadership development, organizational effectiveness, skill development, and change management. HR was involved from the get-go.

  2. Digital Transformation: What's the Role of HR Case Study—ING

    April 2018 | Case Studies

    As part of ING Group’s agile transformation, ING Belgium introduced new values, reassessed its talent supply, and trained employees in new ways of working.

  3. DNA of Engagement 2018 Case Studies: DTE-Energy

    February 2018 | Case Studies

    This profile showcases how DTE Energy designs, deploys, and adapts its human capital strategies to deliver on its compelling and differentiated employee value propositions.

  4. 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.” 

  5. 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.

  6. 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. 

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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. 

  10. 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.