7 HRM Books that Every HR Professional Should Read

Digital HR Tech

In this article, we will list 7 must-read HRM books that will help you do your job better – whether you’re an experienced HR professional or just getting started in the HR field. We decided to include both study books and more popular books. That’s what this book is all about.

Toward Gender Diversity: Men and Women are Equal, but not the Same

Cornerstone On Demand

The gender diversity discussion continues. To exacerbate the issue, women believe that they need to be 'the same' to compete with men. This diversity came in two flavors, demographic and professional.

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4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Brazen HR

The cry for diversity in the workplace has reached a boiling point. companies are spending millions annually on diversity programs and initiatives. And you can’t peruse a news website or industry blog without stumbling across a diversity hiring headline.

How to start a workplace book club: tips and book recommendations

PI Worldwide

Implementing a workplace book club is a low-cost way to boost employee engagement while enabling employees to execute your business strategy. Getting a book club started is a light lift, so there’s no reason you can’t move on this right away. Read on to learn: The benefits of starting a book club at your company. The trick to choosing books that will help you reach your business goals. Benefits of starting a book club at your workplace. Order books.

Book Review – Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.) by Paul E. Levy

Workplace Psychology

The VitalSource Bookshelf ebook platform (website and software program) was so frustrating and clumsy to use that I almost didn’t review this book. Book Review of the hard copy of Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.):

Why are Some Leaders more Committed to Diversity than Others?

HR Examiner

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic draws from a variety of psychological studies to highlight three factors that show why certain leaders are more effective and committed to diversity. Personality: One of the best predictors of whether bosses will value diversity or not is their personality.

Diversity Is Hard Work And Requires Rethinking

SuccessFactors

In the third episode of the SAP Future Factor series , I sat down with Iris Bohnet, professor of public policy and behavioral economist at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, to talk about the positive impact of diversity in the workplace for employee engagement and the business bottom line.

Three Books Every KM Professional Should Read

Conversation Matters

Following are summaries of three such, highly acclaimed, books that have recently been published. They are: Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy , 2012, by Amy Edmondson, a Harvard Professor of Organizational Learning. Edmondson’s book, Teaming is one of the best knowledge management books I’ve read, although I don’t think she ever mentions the term knowledge management in the book.

Diversity, Inclusion / Regard, and Access to Coaching at CCC

Center for Coaching

When it comes to ensuring diversity and inclusion / regard, a call or mandate to action is often what it takes to effect change. Consider the other approach: simply using language and images that invite diversity and truly being open and accepting so that the diversity occurs naturally. As is recommended, when seeking to step up to the challenge to increase diversity, we started by looking at ourselves. The coach authors are themselves a diverse group.

Be careful! These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list

Littal Shemer

These books can change your career: People Analytics and HR-Tech reading list. There are too many professional books one can read in a lifespan. This list of People Analytics books is not exceptional. Total kindle books mentioned: 24). Be careful!

How is Workplace Diversity Changing?

TalentCircles

A diverse workforce isn’t simply a numbers game focused on how many members of certain groups of people you employ. It’s about bringing the diverse perspectives, work experiences, life styles and cultures of those groups together to make your company a better place.

Three Books Every KM Professional Should Read

Conversation Matters

Following are summaries of three such, highly acclaimed, books that have recently been published. They are: Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy , 2012, by Amy Edmondson, a Harvard Professor of Organizational Learning. Edmondson’s book, Teaming is one of the best knowledge management books I’ve read, although I don’t think she ever mentions the term knowledge management in the book.

Blindfolding Your Bias: How to Make Diversity an HR Staple

Namely

Diversity—it’s a key to good business. Whether you’re a tech firm, a hotel, or a hospital, diverse employees can only bring good things to your company. Plus, in a more diverse and inclusive workforce, individual discretionary effort improves by 12%.

12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future

QAspire

Right from purchasing stuff to booking taxies and filing tax returns, everything is increasingly being automated. The cumulative impact of these forces demands a new mindset and competences for leaders to be able to stay relevant and make a positive difference to people and hence, business.

Think Crisis; Think Woman

Thrive Global

Under her leadership, IBM is able to compete in the fast-growing and quickly evolving healthcare industry. Note: This article is an adapted excerpt from my award-winning book, “Strategies to Build Women Leaders Globally: Think Managers, Think Men; Think Leaders, Think Women.”

Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems: A Book Review of Collaborative Intelligence By Richard Hackman

Conversation Matters

In this post, I am reviewing his last book (he died in 2013) in which he turned his in-depth understanding to study teams in US intelligence agencies. Hackman’s book is filled with practical understanding about teams.

The Culture Series [Part 2] – Using Trust and Emotional Intelligence to Establish Your Cultural Identity

HR Bartender

Companies need to build and maintain cultures that embrace the competencies that will allow inclusiveness. There are four key competencies to developing an inclusionary cultural identity. Cultural Identity Competency #1 – Trust.

Strategies to Build Women Leaders Globally

Thrive Global

We must enlighten men about the importance of women empowerment and educate women to make them confident, competent and independent.

Global HR Competencies ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

Strategic HCM

Buy my book at Amazon. Buy my book at Amazon UK. Global HR Competencies. Ive previously provided a quick reaction to Ulrichs newest competencies and will probably provide more commentary on them from the Middle East HR Summi t where I see him next. Global HR Competencies.

The Business Case For Diversity In The Workplace [VIDEO]

SuccessFactors

Did you know that diverse companies outperform non-diverse companies by 35%? Besides the many financial benefits, isn’t hiring a diverse workforce the right thing to do? It’s amazing that in 2016, we’re still having issues with diversity in the workplace.

Just What The H*ck Is Organizational Culture Anyway?

15Five

The bottom line is that salaries and benefits do help you compete for talent, but in the end they are not enough. Salaries and benefits do help companies compete for talent, but in the end they are not enough.

Rewriting The Book On HR Intensifies The Potency Of Digital Transformation

SuccessFactors

With every new hire, it’s becoming increasingly digital, global, and diverse. Contrary to popular belief, digital transformation is well within HR’s competency. Part 2 of “ HR-Driven Digital Transformation ” series.

Book Review: Incompetent Men Leaders

Strategic HCM

I love Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic’s new book, ‘Why do so many Incompetent Men become Leaders’. But there’s plenty of additional thinking and evidence around women’s leadership roles in TCP’s book. In particular, we assume confidence indicates competence. Diversity Leadership

Do You Suffer From “Manager Mom Syndrome?”

Thrive Global

Before we go any further, I must acknowledge that not every American family consists of the mom/dad/kids framework I use as the basis of this book. That book was written, surprisingly, before a lot of mothers started working outside the home part-time and then, more and more, full-time.

Economist's Diversity conference ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Buy my book at Amazon. Buy my book at Amazon UK. Economist’s Diversity conference. several studies show that companies with a greater degree of diversity at every level perform better than their less diverse counterparts. Labels: Diversity , Events.

The Great HR Gender Divide: Part II

Visier

In her book, Lean In , Sheryl Sandberg recounts the story of a board meeting where all the men attending (plus Sheryl) sat down around the conference table, while the couple of women attending chose chairs that were around the edge of the room. HR Leadership diversity HR leadership advice

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Some of them are actively looking to attract diverse candidates, e.g. by applying blind resume screening methods or by hosting female-only career days. Biased hiring decisions result in less diverse teams.

The Necessary Discomfort of Inclusive Leadership

Root

The following is an excerpt from How to Be an Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive , a book in which diversity and inclusion expert Jennifer Brown provides a step-by-step guide for the personal and emotional journey we must undertake to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive. It’s perhaps not surprising that two thirds of executives consider diversity and inclusion a rising priority.

The Great HR Gender Divide: Part II

Visier

In her book, Lean In , Sheryl Sandberg recounts the story of a board meeting where all the men attending (plus Sheryl) sat down around the conference table, while the couple of women attending chose chairs that were around the edge of the room. HR Leadership diversity HR leadership advice

What is unconscious bias in the workplace, and how can we tackle it?

cipHR

When bias is prevalent, your organisation will struggle to hire diverse teams , and efforts to improve workplace inclusion will be of limited success. Research has shown that a diverse workforce, at all levels of an organisation, is more effective, with one study finding that businesses with a more ethnically and culturally diverse board of directors are 43% more likely to make above-average profits. .

#HRSummitExpo - The Credible Activist ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Buy my book at Amazon. Buy my book at Amazon UK. So after Dave Ulrich yesterday talking about his outside-in competencies , today and tomorrow is organised by competency area. Diversity rising up the Agenda. Book review. (55). skip to main | skip to sidebar.

How to grow your startup with a great company career page

Collage

How to build diversity and inclusion into your hiring process. S napTravel is changing the way that conversational commerce works and becoming a leader in the hotel-booking space. Attract diverse candidates. It’s statistically proven that diverse teams perform better.

Design Thinking: The Solution for Creative and Motivated Teams

Achievers

And the latest research on procrastination tells us that it suppresses our own needs for autonomy, competence and relatedness. In the sharing economy era, technology not only influences our lives at all levels, it reshapes our workplaces completely.

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Reward by Showing Career Options

Compensation Cafe

Likewise, individual contributor roles can also involve diverse career paths in specific technical, professional, administrative, sales, research and other functional vocational areas. . Compensation Communication Competencies Job Evaluation Performance Management Recognition Total Rewards

12 Ways To Increase Gender Equality

SAP Innovation

Each of these could be a separate book, let alone a separate blog. Make affirmative efforts to increase the diversity of the applicant pool for leadership positions. Companies with gender diversity on the senior leadership team outperform their competitors.