The Role of Strategy Architect in the Strategic HR Organization

Ulrich, Dave; Brockbank, Wayne; Johnson, Dani
January 2009
People & Strategy;2009, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p24
Academic Journal
The article discusses human resources (HR) organizations in terms of business strategy, focusing on the ability of HR executives to establish themselves as part of a senior management team. The strategic role is defined in terms such as leadership and decision making. Data is presented from the Human Resource Competency Study. This data, which involved a factor analysis of a large sample survey, indicates some of the roles HR executives occupy at the strategic level as of 2007. Several charts are presented illustrating various aspects of HR strategic functions.


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