HR professionalism: what do we stand for?
The study explores the factors shaping professional and organisational identity in different work contexts, and looks at whether these factors influence ethical practice. Based on survey data of HR, IT and teaching professionals in the UK, it provides insight into the role that professionals play within their organisational contexts, and what enables them to make principled decisions.
Published: January 2017
From best to good practice HR - developing principles for the profession
Ethical decision making: Eight perspectives on workplace dilemmas report
The world of work is evolving fast and is growing more diverse. There’s no ‘golden rule’ or ‘best practice’ that enables HR professionals to operate effectively in this rapidly changing environment. Practitioners’ ability to recognise and resolve ethical dilemmas is fundamental to remaining effective when exercising professional judgement.
This review is focused on helping practitioners navigate their choices about designing and implementing HR systems and practices. It identifies eight lenses which offer different perspectives on work dilemmas. The review feeds into our Profession for the Future strategy and will help us develop a clearer definition of what better work and working lives means.
Published: August 2015
Voice of the the profession - Asia
Managing a workforce in Singapore, Hong Kong and Mainland China
Changing HR operating models
HR: getting smart about agile working
Organisational agility is critical to business success. It has the potential to offer organisations practical solutions to meet the evolving needs of their workforce, as well as controlling operational costs and finding competitive advantage in greater customer focus and innovation.
The findings of this research are based on a survey of HR leaders, an employee survey, focus groups and case study illustrations.
Published: November 2014