Today's business executives face a host of pressures, including volatile markets, global competition and the emergence of new business models. These are forcing organizations to be more responsive to shifting market needs; more flexible in how they operate; more focused on their core competencies; more nimble at partnering; and more resilient to external threats. Success in any of these areas is dependent on the organization's ability to develop a workforce that can adapt to these changes.
IBM interviewed over 400 HR executives at organizations from 40 countries to find out how they were addressing these workforce challenges. The 2008 Global Human Capital Study shows that in order to succeed in today and tomorrow's marketplace, there are key areas of focus that require the immediate attention of not just the HR function, but senior executives across the organization. The Human Capital Study highlights how addressing these key focus areas can help transform your workforce and take its performance to the next level.
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