People & Strategy Summer 2017 Vol. 40 Issue 3 - 2
HR People + Strategy is a dynamic association of human resource and business
executives committed to improving organizational performance by creating a global
network of individuals to function as business partners in the application of strategic
human resource management practices.
T H E P R O F E S S I O N A L J O U R N A L O F H R P E O P LE + S T R AT E GY
Marc Sokol, Ph.D.
Sage Consulting Resources
Kathleen Ross, Ph.D.
U.S. Institute of Peace
HR People + Strategy continuously seeks to build recognition from business leaders and
the HR community for the critical role of HR as a strategic business partner in achieving
higher levels of organizational success. In support of this mission, HR People + Strategy:
* Serves as a global forum for presenting the latest thinking and information on the HR
implications of key business issues and strategic HR practices.
Anna Tavis, Ph.D.
New York University
* Offers a broad range of comprehensive publications and professional development
programs with distinguished human resource scholars, practitioners, and business
EXECUTIVE ROUNDTABLE EDITOR
Merryck & Co.
* Builds networks of diverse individuals to exchange leading-edge HR ideas,
information, and experiences.
LINKING THEORY & PRACTICE EDITOR
Bradley Winn, Ph.D.
Jon M. Huntsman School of Business
at Utah State University
HR People + Strategy's Knowledge Areas
Yochanan Altman, Ph.D.
Middlesex University Business School
Allan Church, Ph.D.
Mary Cianni, Ph.D.
Willis Towers Watson
David Creelman, M.B.A.
Jeri Darling, M.B.A.
Alison Romney Eyring, Ph.D.
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
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critical and strategic to HR management and best practices. These four areas drive the
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* Leadership Development. Impacting leadership skills and attitudes individually and
* Organizational Effectiveness. Strengthening the organization's effectiveness in
achieving its intended outcomes.
* Talent Management. Securing diverse talent to meet the organization's future needs
at all levels.
Hala Khayr Yaacoub, Ph.D.
University of Balamand
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Richard Vosburgh, Ph.D.
VICE CHAIR OF THE BOARD
HR PEOPLE + STRATEGY
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