Visier Sponsored 2012 Research Report—(IHR)—Institute for Human Resources, Written by Dr. Jac Fitz-enz
Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) or simply Workforce Planning (WP) is somewhat similar to ocean tides. Both come and go. The main difference is that tides are totally predictable. The popularity of SWP waxes and wanes in tune with unexpected or unpredictable market changes. Part of the reason that planning is difficult to launch and maintain is its complexity. Beyond matching future jobs to the business plan, a strategic workforce plan must include tasks such as environmental scanning and capability analysis as well as taking into consideration resource allocation and supply chain management.
Download the full report and discover:
The Current State of Workforce Planning. The findings based on 30-person survey of HR professionals who have significant experience in the planning field.
Other Research. The findings based on CedarCrestone's 2011 annual survey of HR systems adoption and deployment for over 40 HR technologies.
Risk Management. The methods required for the collection, organization and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, in order to reduce future uncertainty around talent management.
Planning Applications. 3 key recommendations for success.