Research topic: business partners

Hills, Jan
April 2009
People Management;4/23/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p44
The article explores the skills, knowledge and attributes needed for a human resources (HR) personnel to become an exceptional HR business partner (HRBP) based on the ongoing global study involving in-depth interviews with nearly 100 HRBPs from across the public and private sectors. The study has found that attitudes are at least as important as technical skills and knowledge in creating a successful HRBP. It outlines the characteristics that successful HRBPs possess, including self-belief, independence, business acumen and business results delivery.


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