Human Resources Changes the World: How and Why HR and HR Directors Should Step-Up as Leaders in the 21st Century

Human Resources Changes the World: How and Why HR and HR Directors Should Step-Up as Leaders in the 21st Century

by Glenn G Jones

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Overview

Which mindset do you think existing Boards and CEOs are in when it comes to HRDs being able to make the move to CEO?

Have you ever asked the question why HR Directors don’t make the move to CEO? Why Boards and CEOs ignore “HRness”? Is HR really dead? Where is HR’s guiding North Star? Could you imagine an HR Director being your CEO?

In Human Resources Changes the World, Glenn G Jones examines the available research and sets out the reasons why HR is not progressing to its full potential; it will surprise you. If you’ve never thought of becoming a CEO and you are in HR, then think again.

After over thirty years in HR and six years in freelance HR consulting, the above questions have become something that Glenn needed to tackle.

In this book, Glenn sets out the actions and mindset that must be adopted to enable HR to really change the world in the 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784523534
Publisher: Panoma Press
Publication date: 09/06/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 152
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Glenn is a freelance HR consultant and has worked with Bank of America, HSBC, Ecolab and Imperial Brands in multi-discipline strategic and operational roles across the world. Prior to this he was employed by Eversheds LLP, Accenture, Koorb (NZ) and E.ON as well as numerous other companies. He is working his way to his PhD, becoming a future CEO and evolving his HR consultancy business to ensure that he continually adds value to his clients, now and in the future. Glenn is passionate about coaching, Emotional Intelligence and company evolution. His desire is that this book changes the traditional approach to who becomes a CEO.

Table of Contents

Introduction – How this book started

Chapter 1 – HR Directors, Boards and CEO blind spots

Chapter 2 – Traditional route to becoming an HRD

Chapter 3 – How do other functions grow their leaders?

Chapter 4 – Fixed vs Growth Mindset

Chapter 5 – Behaviours of the great CEOs

Chapter 6 – Making the move from old to new

Chapter 7 – Moving from HRD to CEO!

Chapter 8 – The world is your oyster

Chapter 9 – Closing observations

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