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

In 2014, Joanne Flynn founded Phoenix Strategic Performance, a strategic human capital advisory firm. Prior to this, Joanne was Vice President at Goldman Sachs for 10 years responsible for global learning and development. She then led the consulting practice of Phoenix Group International, a consulting firm specializing in global financial service. Joanne is now taking best practices from the people-intensive financial services industry and adapting those best practices to startup and growth businesses. She is a thought leader in the areas of strategic organizational alignment, organizational agility, human capital gap analysis, leadership challenges for the new workplace and transformation leadership.

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