Insights from the 2010 IBM Global CHRO Study

Working beyond borders.Working beyond borders.

The insights provided by more than 700 Chief Human Resource Officers around the world show how workforce investment is shifting. Companies are beginning to focus more on growth, expanding into new markets and offering new products and services. But to make the most of potential growth opportunities in today’s dynamic global marketplace, organizations need to find ways to address the “borders” that are currently impeding their workforces.

Based on the key capability gaps revealed in this study, we believe organizations should focus on three critical workforce imperatives: cultivating creative leaders, mobilizing for speed and flexibility and capitalizing on collective intelligence.

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Working beyond Borders Executive Summary HR leaders expect their businesses to drive growth while maintaining operational efficiency, but doing so requires a workforce that can engage more seamlessly across a wide range of geographic, functional and generational borders

As organizations strive to grow while maintaining operational efficiency, a key requirement is more a workforce that can engage more seamlessly across a wide range of geographic, functional and generational borders. Insights from more than 700 CHROs reveal three critical workforce capabilities. less

Working beyond Borders Executive Summary

As organizations strive to grow while maintaining operational efficiency, a key requirement is a workforce that can engage more seamlessly across a wide range of geographic, functional and generational borders. Insights from more than 700 CHROs reveal three critical workforce capabilities.

CHRO virtual event "Working beyond Borders" Watch the replay

Andy Britt, IBM, Organization & People Service Area Leader will review the highlights of the study and more then talk with a special guest, Alan Himmer, Global Head of Organization Effectiveness and HR Transformation at British American Tobacco (BAT) less

Internet Evolution: The role of analytics in cultivating future leaders and entering new markets Listen to Internet Evolution editor interviewing Jonathan Ferrar, IBM VP of HR for Workforce Analytics, about findings from the 2010 IBM Global CHRO Study and how IBM uses analytics in developing and managing its workforce

In this 10-minute video, Internet Evolution interviews Jonathan Ferrar, IBM VP of HR for Workforce Analytics more about the 2010 IBM Global CHRO Study, Working beyond Borders, and specifically about the role analytics can play in developing future leaders and entering new markets less

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What do HR executives say are their organizations' top business priorities? Downloadable chart from Working beyond Borders: Insights from the Global Chief Human Resource Officer Study

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What do HR executives say are their organizations' top business priorities?

What are the three most critical workforce gaps? Downloadable chart from Working beyond Borders: Insights from the Global Chief Human Resource Officer Study

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What are the top workforce capabilities organizations should focus on? Downloadable chart from Working beyond Borders: Insights from the Global Chief Human Resource Officer Study

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What are the top workforce capabilities organizations should focus on?

How big is the leadership development gap? Downloadable chart from Working beyond Borders: Insights from the Global Chief Human Resource Officer Study

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Workforce & Talent Assessment - Assess your performance against industry best practices Align your workforce and business strategy to work beyond borders (786KB, 2 pages)

The Workforce and Talent Assessment offering from IBM Global Business Services analyzes 11 workforce more components and assesses your organization's performance against industry best practices to identify potential improvement areas and help you define an effective workforce strategy less

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Human Capital Institute Webcast, A New Workforce Perspective: Insights from over 700 Global HR Leaders Listen to the webcast anytime - Login code LMzD4oqR (requires registration)

Barbara J. Lombardo, Ph.D., Partner, Public Sector Organization & People (O&P) Practice, IBM Global Business more Services will present the study findings and what over 700 HR leaders say are their most important workforce imperatives, how those align to what the business environment demands and how effective their companies are in these key areas less

Are You Ready For the Social Workplace? A one-hour virtual panel discussion on how social computing is transforming the way employees collaborate and work together The 2010 IBM Global Chief Human Resource Officer Study found that despite the emerging importance of tapping into insights of employees who are spread across functions and around the globe, the majority of organizations struggle to effectively collaborate and share knowledge. This virtual panel discussion - featuring experts and thought leaders in creative leadership and Enterprise 2.0 from IBM and other organizations - explores how social computing is transforming how people work

The 2010 IBM Global Chief Human Resource Officer Study found that despite the emerging importance of more tapping into insights of employees who are spread across functions and around the globe, the majority of organizations struggle to effectively collaborate and share knowledge. This virtual panel discussion - featuring experts and thought leaders in creative leadership and Enterprise 2.0 from IBM and other organizations - explores how social computing is transforming how people work less

Are You Ready For the Social Workplace? A one-hour virtual panel discussion on how social computing is transforming the way employees collaborate and work together

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