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WP0506_A.qxd 4/27/06 11:29 AM Page 9 contents May 2006 24 Insight Janet Hoffmann of Morton's The Steakhouse: Prime Performance Cari McLean With 70 upscale restaurant locations and 4,000 employees worldwide, Morton's The Steakhouse goes the extra mile to put its guests and employees first. It's Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development Janet Hoffmann's job to help everyone deliver definitive dining. 20 Management Evolving Role of HR: Partnering with Leadership Michael E. Echols, Ph.D. With accelerating change creating greater uncertainty, the rallying cry to look ahead is falling upon deaf ears. One of the strategic contributions HR can make to leadership is to identify and advocate action when managing human capital. 28 Engagement Celebrating Non-Conformity: Empowering the Individual Kellye Whitney Organizations that celebrate and reward individual contributions and empower their employees to leverage their particular talents reap two important benefits: engaged and motivated employees and tangible bottom-line results. 34 Strategic Alignment Strategic Compensation: Pay for Performance Kevin Dobbs Workforce alignment is one of today's hottest business topics. Yet for all of the urgency associated with workforce alignment, many organizations are stymied in their attempts to achieve it. 42 Solutions Performance Improvement for the New Generation Burak Akalin Changing demographics have affected the workplace by bringing four different generations together. In the face of this gap, there's a new challenge for HR executives: how to run an effective and productive business while managing wildly different workers. 46 Processes Executive Coaching: Performance Tool or Management Fad? Tim A. Flanagan Is executive coaching just a fad? Does it work, and most importantly, if it works, what makes it work? Just what is the value of establishing a consultative relationship with an executive coach?

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Workforce Performance Solutions - May 2006

Editor's Letter
Table of Contents
Change Management
Human Performance
Strategic Alignment
Advertiser's Index
Editorial Resources
Full Potential

Workforce Performance Solutions - May 2006