Dr. Boudreau discusses how to translate the HC BRidge™ framework into practical questions you can use to distinguish, discover, and articulate during strategy discussions.
- You create great strategy by asking great questions.…Your HR strategies must avoid jumping too quickly…to answers in the form of HR programs and practices.…Instead, you must have the courage and the tools…to ask the questions that will reveal how your talent…uniquely builds your strategic success.…You can use the HC BRidge Framework as a question guide…by breaking HR strategy into three integrated elements.…
Impact, effectiveness and efficiency.…Each element poses a key question.…Impact asks what pivotal talent and organization performance…has the biggest effect on sustainable strategic success?…Effectiveness asks, what pivotal HR programs…have the biggest effect on talent…and organization performance?…Efficiency asks, what pivotal HR investments…have the biggest effect on HR programs?…You use these questions differently…depending on the situation.…
If you are creating a new strategy,…you ask the questions in the order from the top down.…Impact, then effectiveness, then efficiency.…The impact question identifies your pivotal…
- Arrange the questions of HR strategy in order of importance.
- Define “pivotal” within the context of the course.
- Identify three key questions that help clarify and focus organizational strategy.
- Define the term “bottleneck.”
- Name four characteristics a person might have that supports improved work performance.
- Explain the importance of an HR budget that aligns with HR strategy.
- Describe the three energy profiles and how they can be used to create a balance in HR strategy.