From the Back Cover
-Paul McKinnon, Senior Vice President of HR, Dell Computer Corporation
"At the root of every business challenge or opportunity is a human issue. If you believe that, you must take seriously the challenge of strategically planning for, and measuring the results of, human resource work. The HR Scorecard will both challenge your thinking in this area and provide options that you can use today."
-Ralph Christensen, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Hallmark Cards, Inc.
"A must-read primer for human resources professionals who view HR as critical to the success of their companies."
-Mike Tindall, Vice President of Strategic Measures, Prudential
"This fact-filled, thoughtful, well-researched book provides valuable insights on the most pressing issue facing organizations today: how to measure their human resource performance. In an economy increasingly based on knowledge and people, no executive can afford not to read this book."
-Jeffrey Pfeffer, Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Business School and Author of The Human Equation
"The HR Scorecard provides a language for HR professionals and line managers working together to really nail the connection between HR interventions and the firm's success."
-Susan Bowick, Vice President and Director of Human Resources, Hewlett-Packard
"The HR Scorecard demonstrates how improved measurements play a vital role in linking human resource initiatives to business strategies and to significant increases in shareholder value."
-Robert Kaplan, Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development, Harvard Business School and Coauthor of The Balanced Scorecard and The Strategy-Focused Organization
"This book serves as a tremendous strategic tool for HR functions to showcase their impact on the business. If you want to succeed in the new economy as a high-performing HR strategic partner, I recommend you read this book."
-Robyn Ewing, Senior Vice President of HR, Energy Services, Williams
"A must-read for all HR executives. Full of useful findings, methods, measures and examples."
-Edward E. Lawler III, Author of Rewarding Excellence
"The HR Scorecard is the definitive guide for today's human resource professional. It provides perfect insight into a field that has been under much scrutiny and in great need of change."
-Milano Reyna, Worldwide Human Interests Director, Saatchi & Saatchi