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the business partner
2nd ed.
Barbara Kenton and Jane Yarnall

Published 2010 by Butterworth-Heinemann in Oxford .
Written in English.

About the Book

With HR professionals increasingly expected to be "business partners", are you prepared with the skills and tools to make a positive difference to your organization? As the recognised definitive guide to the topic, HR: The Business Partner, second edition, offers practical insights to take you through the challenging process of business partnering, including: . No-nonsense description of what business partnering entails, with case studies to illustrate real-life practice . Detailed coverage of the common challenges and advice on how to overcome them . Guidance on how to develop the skills and confidence required to work effectively Covering the transition from working operationally to working strategically and the tools, techniques and skill sets needed for partnering, this inexpensive guide will help to both add real value to your business and to develop your career in business partnering. If you are aspiring to or about to embark on a business partner role, this book will provide you with ideas and inspiration for the position.   * The definitive guide to HR business partnering, written by recognised experts in the field * Takes you through the essential theory and practical application to help you develop a range of skills for building internal and external client relationships * Updated throughout with additional case studies included to illustrate fully the tools and techniques of business partnering in practice.

Table of Contents

Structuring the partnership function
Developing credibility and client relationships
Developing the key skills
The importance of contracting
Where do business partners add most value?
Sustaining the relationship
Evaluating the success of partnership projects
Case studies

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.


Library of Congress
HF5549 .K468 2010

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