Tag: shared services

Let’s Talk HR Business Partners

Lately I have been talking to a lot of HR VP’s and many of them struggle with the same issue – how to bring more credibility to the HR Business Partner role. Dave Ulrich introduced us to an HR organization consisting of Shared Service Centers, Centers of Expertise and Business Partners. Shared Service Centers deal with the administrative and transactional…

HR goes Hybrid

My new 2010 whitepaper is titled: Crossing boundaries to create Hybrid HR. Why do we believe that HR goes Hybrid this year? Because we think that a new flexible ‘hybrid HR’ approach is crucial for HR to succeed in this new decade. Hybrid HR combines every available delivery option to provide HR services in real-time and to allow for maximum flexibility –…

2008: What’s in store for HR?

HR has come a long way in the last 10 years. Coming from a traditional administrative role, HR has worked hard to revitalize its services, aiming to better fulfill its strategic and tactical role. Administrative services have been optimized and made as (cost-)efficient as possible. Now that most organizations have achieved this minimum standard, the focus can be turned towards…

Shared Services

Shared services operate within organizations by providing services to internal clients. They operate on business principles and provide internal services at a cost and quality that is acceptable to its clients, when assessed against alternatives. They are referred to as shared services, because their activities are shared by units across entire organizations, instead of duplicating similar services within in each…