SHRM Foundation Effective Practice Guidelines
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SHRM Foundation Effective Practice Guidelines


This series presents important research findings in a condensed, easy-to-use format for busy HR professionals and students. An excellent resource for HR professionals, line managers and classroom use, these reports provide practical guidance based on solid research. 

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Benefits & Compensation

  Evaluating Worksite Wellness
  Leveraging Workplace Flexibility for Engagement and Productivity
  Promoting Employee Well-Being
  Implementing Total Rewards Strategies

Business Leadership & Strategy

New! Leading Effective Change
Employment Downsizing and Its Alternatives
Human Resource Strategy


New! Cultural Intelligence: The Essential Intelligence for the 21st Century
The Aging Workforce: Leveraging the Talents of Mature Employees

Employee Relations

  New! Creating a More Human Workplace Where Employees and Business Thrive
  Building a High-Performance Culture
  Performance Management 
  Employee Engagement and Commitment 

Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility

  Shaping an Ethical Workplace Culture
  HRM’s Role in Corporate Social and Environmental Sustainability

Organizational & Employee Development

    Learning System Design 
    Developing Leadership Talent

Talent Management

    New! Choosing Effective Talent Assessments to Strengthen Your Organization 
   Talent Acquisition 
    The Search for Executive Talent
    Selection Assessment Methods 
    Onboarding New Employees 
    Retaining Talent 


 Transforming HR Through Technology    

Other SHRM Foundation Educational Resources.

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