Advancing Human Resource Project Management (J-B SIOP Professional Practice Series)

Advancing Human Resource Project Management (J-B SIOP Professional Practice Series)

By: Richard J. Klimoski (editor), Francois Chiocchio (editor), Beverly Dugan (editor), Carla Messikomer (editor)Hardback

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Get real-world solutions and evidence-based guidelines for HR project management challenges Tackling major human resources management projects can be daunting, but now you can learn from the lessons of HR professionals who have encountered roadblocks or challenges in similar contexts. Advancing Human Resource Project Management is an in-depth, thoughtful resource that highlights the knowledge and experience of those who have undertaken large HR projects. This guide illustrates what worked and what didn't, with a focus on evidence and real-world cases to illuminate effective strategies and solutions. Each chapter presents empirical findings complemented by professional judgment and wisdom from human resource management professionals well-versed in global business environments. Advancing Human Resource Project Management recognizes the importance of context, addresses the practical and professional implications of managing HR management projects in different industry sectors, and provides comprehensive coverage on implementing global development programs and project initiation and planning. Ideal for global Industrial and Organizational Psychology faculty and practitioners, graduate students, and, especially, HR professionals, this resource uncovers the best evidence-based practices available today for effective HR project management strategies. The book includes: * An emphasis on the implications and challenges of providing solutions for HR business problems on a global scale * Real-world cases and firsthand professional experiences with summaries of knowledge gained from research and practice * Advice on tackling challenges inherent in various stages of a project * Expertise and counsel from HR professionals familiar with large projects and from those who study and work in the field of project management Let this comprehensive resource guide your approach to initiating and managing large HR projects. With solid, empirical evidence and relatable case studies, Advancing Human Resource Project Management is the ideal professional companion for those looking to strengthen their project techniques, project leadership, and management skills.

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About Author

RICHARD J. KLIMOSKI, Ph.D., holds a dual appointment as both Professor of Psychology and Professor of Management in the School of Management at George Mason University. He co-authored Research Companion to the Dysfunctional Workplace: Management Challenges and Symptoms. BEVERLY A. DUGAN, Ph.D., recently retired from the Human Resources Research Organization, where she was a Vice President and Division Director. She is currently an independent consultant with a focus on leadership and organizational development. CARLA MESSIKOMER, Ph.D., is Manager, Academic Resources at the Project Management Institute, where she directs the organization s sponsored research program. FRANCOIS CHIOCCHIO, Ph.D., is Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management professor at University of Ottawa s Telfer School of Management. Dr. Chiocchio is certified as a Project Management Professional.


List of Tables and Figures xiii Foreword xvii About the Editors xxi About the Contributors xxiii 1 Introduction 1 Richard J. Klimoski, Beverly A. Dugan, Carla Messikomer, and Francois Chiocchio Section One: Case Studies: Context Matters 15 2 Redesigning Microsoft s High Potential Development Experience 17 Shannon Wallis 3 Litigation-Driven Human Resource Management Changes 48 Suzanne Tsacoumis and Michelle Davis King 4 Project A: Five Keys to Management and Scientific Success 73 Michael G. Rumsey and Paul A. Gade 5 Managing Critical Assessment and Development Components of a Global Leadership Development Program 105 Robin Cohen, Lisa Littrell, Seymour Adler, and Lorraine Stomski Section Two: Fundamentals: Transferable Wisdom 133 6 Preparing for an HR Project 135 Ren Nygren and Scott Erker 7 Project Initiation 152 Reid Klion and Julia Bayless 8 Planning and Organizing 178 Monique Aubry 9 Effective HR Project Execution: Understanding Project, Team, and Stakeholder Issues 206 Peter A. Hausdorf, Stephen D. Risavy, and Philip E. Hunter 10 Contracts Administration for HR Practitioners 238 Macie Paynter, Kerri Ferstl, and Ryan O Leary 11 Maintaining Security 271 Lucas Kuhlmann Section Three: Applications: Strategic Issues 291 12 Managing in a Global Environment 293 Terry Cooke-Davies 13 The Development of Project Management Skills 313 Beverly A. Dugan 14 Leading and Managing Projects: Insights from the HR Quadriad 350 Karin Bredin and Jonas Soderlund 15 Toward a Comprehensive Project Stakeholder Management Approach for HR Projects 383 Martina Huemann and Dagmar Zuchi 16 The Four Cs of Human Resource Project Teams: Context, Configuration, Cycles, and Challenges 425 Francois Chiocchio and Peter A. Hausdorf 17 Knowledge Management in the Project Context: What It Means for HR Projects 467 Francois Chiocchio, Carla Messikomer, and Christian Dagenais 18 Ethics and Governance in the Temporary Organization 489 Ralf Muller Section Four: Conclusion 513 19 HR Project Cases, Fundamentals and Applications: Lessons Learned and Other Advancements 515 Richard J. Klimoski, Beverly A. Dugan, Carla Messikomer, and Francois Chiocchio Name Index 532 Subject Index 541

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/09/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781118458037
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 592
  • ID: 9781118458037
  • weight: 838
  • ISBN10: 1118458036

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