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SHRM HR Competencies Books
 

   5/29/2015
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SHRM'sHR Competency Model is comprised of nine competencies: one technical competency and eight behavioral competencies.

Each competency is briefly defined below (follow the link to learn more) followed by a list of SHRM-published books that support that specific competency. Additional books will be included as soon as they are published.

All the Competencies

* Defining HR Sucess: 9 Critical Competencies for HR Professionals [coming soon]

 

Business Acumen--The ability to understand and apply information to contribute to the organization's strategic plan.


* The ACE Advantage: How Smart Companies Unleash Talent for Optimal Performance
* Business Literacy Survival Guide for HR Professionals
* Business-Focused HR: 11 Processes to Drive Results
* Got a Solution? HR Approaches to 5 Common and Persistent Business Problems
* Proving the Value of HR: How and Why to Measure ROI

Communication--The ability to effectively exchange with stakeholders.


* A Necessary Evil: Managing Employee Activity on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn . . . and the Hundreds of Other Social Media Sites
* Up, Down, and Sideways: High-Impact Verbal Communication for HR Professionals

Consultation--The ability to provide guidance to organizational stakeholders.

* Got a Solution? HR Approaches to 5 Common and Persistent Business Problems
* HR at Your Service: Lessons from Benchmark Service Organizations

* HR's Greatest Challenge: Driving the C-Suite to Improve Employee Engagement and Retention [coming soon]
* Investing in What Matters: Linking Employees to Business Outcomes


Critical Evaluation--The ability to interpret information to make business decisions and recommendations.

* Becoming the Evidence-Based Manager: Making the Science of Management Work for You
* Business Literacy Survival Guide for HR Professionals

* Repurposing HR: From a Cost Center to a Business Accelerator [coming soon]


Ethical Practice--The ability to support and uphold the values of the organization while mitigating risk.

* The Cultural Fit Factor: Creating an Employment Brand That Attracts, Retains, and Repels the Right Employees

Give Your Company a Fighting Chance: An HR Guide to Understanding and Preventing Workplace Violence
* Stop Bullying at Work: Strategies and Tools for HR and Legal Professionals


Global and Cultural Effectiveness--The ability to value and consider the perspectives and backgrounds of all parties.


* Corporate India and HR Management: Creating Talent Pipelines, Leadership Competencies, and Human Resources
* The Cultural Fit Factor: Creating an Employment Brand That Attracts, Retains, and Repels the Right Employees
* Diverse Teams at Work: Capitalizing on the Power of Diversity
* Leading with Your Heart: Diversity and Ganas for Inspired Inclusion
* Managing Diversity: A Complete Desk Reference and Planning Guide
* Reinventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose and Performance
* Transformational Diversity: Why and How Intercultural Competencies Can Help Organizations to Survive and Thrive

HR Expertise--The ability to apply the principles and practices of human resource management to contribute to the success of the business.


* 101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems: A Guide to Progressive Discipline and Termination
* The ACE Advantage: How Smart Companies Unleash Talent for Optimal Performance
* Business-Focused HR: 11 Processes to Drive Results
* The Cultural Fit Factor: Creating an Employment Brand That Attracts, Retains, and Repels the Right Employees
* Employee Surveys That Work: Improving Design, Use, and Organizational Impact
* The Essential Guide to Federal Employment Laws
* The Essential Guide to Workplace Investigations: How to Handle Employee Complaints and Problems
* From Hello to Goodbye: Proactive Tips for Maintaining Positive Employee Relations
* Got a Solution? HR Approaches to 5 Common and Persistent Business Problems
* Hidden Drivers of Success: Leveraging Employee Insights for Strategic Advantage
* HR at Your Service: Lessons from Benchmark Service Organizations
* Human Resource Essentials: Your Guide to Starting and Running the HR Function
* Looking To Hire an HR Leader? 14 Action Tools to Help You Decide, Find, and Keep the HR Professional Your Business Needs in a Competitive World
* The Power of Stay Interviews for Engagement and Retention
* Proving the Value of HR: How and Why to Measure ROI
* Reinventing Talent Management: How to Maximize Performance in the New Marketplace
* Rethinking Retention in Good Times and Bad: Breakthrough Ideas for Keeping Your Best Workers
* Solving the Compensation Puzzle: Putting Together a Complete Pay and Performance System
* Weathering Storms: Human Resources in Difficult Times

Leadership and Navigation--The ability to direct and contribute to initiatives and processes within the organization.

* The Chief HR Officer: Defining the New Role of Human Resource Leaders

* Destination Innovation: HR's Role in Charting the Course [coming soon]
* Got a Solution? HR Approaches to 5 Common and Persistent Business Problems
* Hidden Drivers of Success: Leveraging Employee Insights for Strategic Advantage
* HR at Your Service: Lessons from Benchmark Service Organizations


Relationship Management--The ability to manage interactions to provide service and to support the organization.


* HR at Your Service: Lessons from Benchmark Service Organizations

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