Strategic Human Capital Insights

The Importance of Strategic Human Capital Planning

arizona_technology_council_logo_standard4717baIt’s never too early to start managing people, your most important asset.  Increase the ROI of your people investment.  Focus on improving financial results by unlocking human capital potential. 

We recently held a Lunch & Learn in partnership with the Arizona Technology Council on September 25, 2014.

Start-up and high-growth companies, by their very nature, are fast-paced and change continually.  Every person in every role will make a critical, strategic difference.  There is no room for error and no place to hide. During the Lunch & Learn with the Arizona Technology Council, attendees learned how to take a disciplined approach to strategic human capital planning focusing on business agility and unlocking the strength of your people.

What was covered?

Managing the risk inherent in human capital including the four key filtering diagnostic criteria:

  1. Organizational alignment

  2. Role clarity

  3. Competency assessment

  4. Personal Style Profiling - DiSC®

In addition, we will discuss reporting and human capital business analytics providing future-focused big data insights including:

  • Current People Analysis

  • Gap Analysis and Workforce Planning

  • Targeted and Aligned Employee Development Plans

  • Targeted and Aligned Learning & Development

  • A Governance Process to Ensure Accountability & Sustainability

All deliverables are continually focused on the organization’s strategic initiatives.

If you didn't get to attend, we invite you to download the presentation slides to learn more about strategic human capital planning for your business.

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Topics: Phoenix Strategic Performance, Leadership, Soft Skills

Posted by Joanne Flynn

Joanne Flynn

Joanne T. Flynn heads up the human capital advisory group, Phoenix Strategic Performance, Inc. Previously, she was a Managing Director with Phoenix Group International and was Vice President / Director of Global Learning and Development at Goldman, Sachs for nine years. Joanne works with organizations as they face global growth and competitive challenges. She works with her clients to be both externally focused and internally responsive. With her unique background, she aligns competitive strategic efforts with related internal organizational leadership challenges. With the benefit of her career-long focus, Joanne contributes the unique insight of aligning strategy to internal organizational structure and process. She focuses on human capital relative to strategic initiatives, accelerated business growth, value creation, and business development. Joanne holds a Master of Arts degree in Business Management from the University of Oklahoma. In addition, she holds a double degree major in History and German from St. Elizabeth University, as well as certificates from a variety of leading universities and professional training and development organizations. Joanne has recently published her latest book, Accelerating Business Success, The Human Asset Management Strategy.

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