Episode 252: The Role of the CHRO in Change Management


Today’s podcast is part of a series on the Workology Podcast focused on the role and responsibilities of the Chief Human Resources Officer, or CHRO. The CHRO is an executive or C-level role that.


HR & Change Management: Beyond the Kotter Model

Digital HR Tech

Harvard professor John Kotter developed what is probably the most influential model of change. However, seasoned change management professionals are often dissatisfied with the model. What to do about the shortcomings HR’s role in change management.


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Workday Podcast: Navigating Change Management in Banking


Listen on SoundCloud : Navigating Change Management in Banking. Listen on Apple Podcasts : Navigating Change Management in Banking. " So, Andy tapped me and I joined his team to roll out the change management piece. " Strangely enough, they changed.

Keeping up with disruption: Why every trend isn’t for your business

The Aristocracy of HR

Featured HR Innovation Human Resources Leadership #TAOHR Ask Czarina Best Practices Best-in-class Business CEO Change Management CHRO Digital Disruption Disruption Future of Work HR Technology HR Trends Innovation Janine N. Truitt Keeping up with Disruption: All That Glitters Isn't Gold Talent Management Talent Think Innovations LLC The Aristocracy of HR World of Work

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Virtual CHRO: 4 Steps to Shaping Organizational Culture

HR C-Suite

Competitive Innovation Planning change management culture strategy HR Strategy Leadership Organizational culture workplace effectivenessWhen was the last time your team talked about how to shape the organizational culture? This kind of discussion goes beyond just talking about what the limits are because of the organizational culture (Read this article, “Your Culture Sucks! Stay Tuned for Details”). The call to drive results and rapidly execute on strategy is a […].


CFO & CHRO: Embracing Digital HR

NGA Human Resources

Over the past 10-15 years, HR departments have started interacting with employees through social communities, email, call centres and more, so the dynamic has fundamentally changed. Now what's required for that is broad management awareness, full understanding of the various opportunities and their cross benefits, and the strong business case that digital can bring to companies. In the past, we used to talk about change-management projects typically taking 12-18 months.


We’ve Never Done It That Way

Compensation Cafe

For many, this phrase is a defense mechanism against change. For others this phrase is the spark that leads to change. Truthfully, change, even the best change, can create chaos and stress. Yes, change can be hard, but without it you simply cannot improve.


5 Traits Of The New CHRO

SAP Innovation

We’re not in the desert to debate whether the HR ecosystem is changing — we know the answer to that one. It’s time to learn how to lead in ways that embrace the changes, but don’t overlook the essence of what we are here to do. Here are 5 traits for the CHRO A-game: 1. The new CHRO has the skill to not only stay grounded in that reality, but to convey it so effectively, it’s transformed into a non-issue.


Better Together

HRO Today

Only then can connections between employees and managers strengthen, empowering people and businesses to work better together. Omnitracs CHRO Stacey Martin says that companies need to start by establishing a shared understanding of where the organization is headed.


Three Tips for Handling the Pushback of Retraining Employees


I never understood why until I examined how they were managing both the business and workforce closer. Hold your internal partners accountable to the changes being made. One of the greatest detractors of change is the lack of buy-in from leadership down the command chain. Change in organizations is difficult particularly when it hints on the workforce being under-skilled and/or trained. Image courtesy of Flickr. In a previous life, I worked in for a home care agency.

Live from #SHRM15: The Brilliant HR Profession of Today and Tomorrow


Get this: The enterprise executive whose traits are most similar to those of the CEO is the CHRO. The CHRO (42 percent of which are high-performing females), not the CFO, CMO, or CIO. This research also clearly revealed that a CEO’s people skills, strategy, flexibility, energy and empathy (and many other business-centric attributes) closely align to the CHRO.

Live from #SHRM15: The Brilliant HR Profession of Today and Tomorrow


Get this: The enterprise executive whose traits are most similar to those of the CEO is the CHRO. The CHRO (42 percent of which are high-performing females), not the CFO, CMO, or CIO. This research also clearly revealed that a CEO’s people skills, strategy, flexibility, energy and empathy (and many other business-centric attributes) closely align to the CHRO.

6 HR Epiphanies Learned Through 6 Years of Blogging

The Aristocracy of HR

Advice Career Featured HR Innovation Human Resources 6 HR Epiphanies Learned Through 6 Years of Blogging Ask Czarina Live Business Change Management CHRO Entrepreneurs Growth on my Terms HR HR Influencers HR Strategy Influencers Innovation Janine N. Truitt Startups Talent Management Talent Think Innovations020020000010 Yesterday was my 6th year blogiversary for this here blog. I am eternally thankful for the ride I have had to date with this blog.


The Way We Lead Change Needs to Change


What’s left for us to do in 2021 is to readjust and persevere, despite the unrelenting pace of change that is taking a toll on all of us. According to a recent study, people’s capacity for change is half of what it was one year ago (Gartner, October 2020).


Why a Change Pathfinder is Essential to HR Transformation


Why is it so difficult to successfully implement change? . Any perusal through common literature in the genre of change management will reveal high probabilities of failure – some sources stating that as many as 70% of all attempts at change fail. In recent work we’ve done at Exelon in partnership with our colleagues at BPI (Bridget Laffey in particular), we’ve gotten a little closer to making change implementation easier. Adapting to a Changing Landscape.

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Dear HR Leader: It’s Time to Pass the Baton to a New Generation

TLNT: The Business of HR

It first hit me about 8 months ago at a SHRM Thought Leaders retreat in San Diego with 125 senior HR leaders (mostly CHRO’s and heads of function) and academics in a breakout room discussing leadership and specifically managing Gen Y employees. HR Insights HR Management Best practices Change management Generational issues HR management HR values Leadership


Un-Conventional HR

HRO Today

McAuliffe is now the executive vice president of HR at T-Mobile , the self-proclaimed Un-carrier that is radically changing its approach to both its customers and employees, adopting a people-first strategy that listens first and acts second. I was ready for a change. Are you the Un-CHRO? Then I stepped up into the role of CHRO three years ago, and it felt like I had a mandate to lead the team differently.

Strength in Numbers

HRO Today

Cigna’s CHRO John Murabito leverages a data-rich people strategy to drive proactive business decisions. That’s Executive Vice President and CHRO John Murabito’s guiding philosophy for the human capital management approach at Cigna , a global health services organization that recently acquired Express Scripts. So it’s not surprising that one of the business’ top priorities is navigating the change that comes with more than doubling its workforce. Is it too much change?

This Team Is Designing the Future of HR


This is the second in a series of posts about SHRM's Global Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Summit that was held in conjunction with the national conference. The group he assembled shares a level of frustration with the state of HR today, in that it is difficult to describe what our role is in a rapidly changing world. couldn’t we outsource benefits support to a call center and manage the spend through the Finance department?

Report: HR is ‘Behind the Curve’


The report, The CHRO Agenda: An Urgent Need to Close Large Gaps in Talent and Technology Capabilities (registration required), is based on survey results from executives at 180 large U.S. HR leaders at these companies don’t suffer from a lack of ambition: The report finds that they’re planning to address issues such as talent-related change and strengthening their organizations’ HR tech and information capabilities and organizational structure and processes.

If you don’t have a Chief Human Resources Officer you’re behind the curve

Business Management Daily

There’s another C-suite role in town — the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). The HR department is responsible for hiring, managing employee benefits , ensuring labor law compliance, and a myriad of other responsibilities. That’s where a CHRO steps in. Talent management.


New Day HR Drives the Next Gen Fire


According to the latest Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) Workplace Forecast (The Top Workplace Trends According to HR Professionals), more than one-half of HR professionals think that retaining and rewarding the best employees (59 percent) and developing the next generation of corporate leaders (52 percent) will be the greatest challenges over the next 10 years. Sustainable change also requires empowerment – no one person owns change, we all do,” Mark shared with us all.


Doing Good Through Better HR


At Lear, Bader writes, CHRO Tom DiDonato did away with basing compensation on performance reviews, “realizing that the emphasis on pay created stress and stifled the candor that people need to improve and innovate.” But for companies that are trying to change for the better, she writes, a smart and flexible HR department is crucial. change management corporate culture diversity employee engagement employee policies flexibility sustainability


Steal this People Analytics Leader Job Description!


In the coming weeks, we’ll also release job descriptions for CHRO and HRBPs. In emerging organizations (those just starting their people analytics journey), they may be a manager or sometimes an analyst. It could be Human Resources, Information Technology, HRIT, HR Operations, Talent Management, and even Organization Development–but ideally, in order to produce the most value to the business, they should report to a C-level position. Change Management and Enablement.

Get My New Book: THE 9 FACES OF HR.

The HR Capitalist

Here's the summary from Amazon for your consideration: "Popular blogger and CHRO Kris Dunn presents a hard, but compelling reality: every HR professional on the planet can be classified as one of 9 “Faces” based on your career level and your ability to innovate and drive change. I wrote the book because there's been a clear change in what CEOs, other leaders and even your CHRO/VP of HR is looking for when it comes to HR Pros at every career level. It's true.


The Ultimate Guide to Success with People Analytics

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Any leader–whether a CHRO, an IT director or a leader in reporting and analytics–that’s thinking of buying or deploying people analytics has seen that data-driven organizations outperform. For the last year, I’ve been doing research through interviews, forums, and survey work, and have found the three aspects that lead to success with people analytics: Advanced organizations outperform because of their change management practices. Change management gets left at the table.


How this HR exec built the function from the ground up


Ninety-five percent of HR is now online, including payroll and time keeping, benefits, applicant tracking, new hire enrollment, onboarding, open enrollment, performance reviews and compensation management. * . Related: Insights from a CHRO. Michelle McGovern. Michelle McGovern.

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10 HR Leaders Anyone in Talent Management Should Follow on LinkedIn


Dane Holmes is head of human capital management at Goldman Sachs and a member of the firm’s Management Committee and Partnership Committee. There, she managed the full cycle of recruiting processes. She is also an expert in human capital management.

5 Tips for Implementing HR Digital Transformation Successfully

Get Hppy

Information technology has changed how we do just about everything. As a CEO, CHRO, HR leader or other professional with HR responsibilities, you must leverage technology as an asset in HR management. The organization, the market, regulations and available technology may change over the course of the transformation project. Be flexible enough to change course if the existing plan leads to a dead end. You cannot manage what you cannot measure. [link].


The Top 20 C Level Titles [with Descriptions]


I do not list other corporate executive titles such as managing directors or executive VP positions that report to the C Suite. . A chief information officer usually manages a team of IT specialists responsible for maintaining the day-to-day IT operations. # CHRO.

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Adopting Continuous Conversations at Newport Group


With 1,500+ employees and 26 offices, Newport needed a performance management strategy that aligned with how the company conducted business and offered employees frequent career and growth conversations. Reflektive : What was performance management like prior to using Reflektive?

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What Makes A Future-Proof Workplace?

Vantage Circle

He also is the Managing Partner of Blackhall & Pearl Talent Advisory which focuses on HR/ Culture Transformation, Future of Work, the Talent Experience, and Diversity & Inclusion through the facilitation of advanced AI tools and insights.


Is It Time For Smarter Performance Appraisals?

Vantage Circle

Performance appraisal was a familiar practice in which employees and managers sat down for an annual assessment. However, gradually we can see the entire process change. Managers are diving deeper than the traditional performance appraisal process to gain the most out of it.


The perfect storm of HR technology

Strategic HCM

It''s meant for CIOs but if you''re a CHRO you may still find it interesting. It''s always good getting published but I''m particularly pleased with getting into CW finally - about 20 years after I gave up my regular subscription, leaving the world of IT for change management and then HR! Strategy - Talent - Engagement - Change and OD. I''ve had this article published in Computer Weekly.


How New SEC Disclosure Rules Impact CHROs and CFOs

Visier - Talent Acquisition

This amendment elevates people to their rightful place as a core driver of business success, and further places the CHRO as a key strategic driver of how the business executes its business strategy. In addition, the CHRO will not be able to rely on their HRIS as a historical source.


What HR Executives Are Prioritizing in 2020

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Or as John Beaman, CHRO at Adventist Health put it, “There’s never been a better time.” He serves both as the chief business officer and as CHRO and leads the frequent integrations of acquired healthcare companies and knows well the challenge of incorporating different HR, finance, purchasing, and accounting practices. Managers encourage associates to enter information about their work interests and goals directly into the system and update it frequently.

Secure the Right HR Business Partner Manager for the Future


This week, I do the same for the strategic and data-driven HR Business Partner Manager ( template available here ). The key to transforming the role of HRBPs is putting the right HRBP Manager in charge of this team. Download the HRBP Manager job description here. This manager (or director even) is likely within HR Services or HR Operations and sits either at a corporate or country-level. HRBP Managers understand how to sponsor the right analytics project.

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