HR by Barbara Kenton
The Business Partner

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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.



About Barbara Kenton

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Barbara Kenton, FCIPD, MSc is a Freelance HR Consultant and Director of WHooSH, Whole Systems Health. She is an experienced consultant, mediator, facilitator, coach and trainer with over 25 years' experience as a manager and development specialist working with individuals, teams and organisations in the UK and internationally. Jane Yarnell is Director of Skills Evolution Ltd and has over 20 years' experience in human resources, both within corporations and as an independent consultant. Her doctoral research focused on careers within organizations and since then she has researched various aspects of careers and HR, including international leadership, leadership development and HR business partnering.
Published May 23, 2012 by Routledge. 302 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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