"This definitive work on HR competencies provides ideas and tools that help HR professionals develop their career and make their organization effective."
-Edward E. LAwler III, Professor, University of Southern California
"This book is a crucial blueprint of what it takes to succeed. A Must have for every HR professional."
-Lynda Gratton, Professor, London Business School
"One single concept changed the HR world forever: 'HR business partner' . THrough consistent cycles of research and practical application, Dave and his team have produced and update the most comprehensive set of HR competencies ever."
-Horacio Quiros, President, World Federation of People Management Associations
"Packed with facts, evidence, and prescriptive advice. IT is about being a business leader first, and an HR professional second."
-Randy MacDonald, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, IBM Corporation
"The concepts and competencies presented in this book provide HR leaders with new insights."
-Gina Qiao, Senior Vice President, HR Lenovo
"Powerful, relevant and timely! Defines "new HR" in a pragmatic way. THis book is a must for leaders and HR folks who seek to create sustainable competitive advantage."
-Satish Pradhan, Chief, Group Human Resources, Tata Sons Limited
"You can't argue with the data! This book is a definitive and practical guide to learning the HR competencies for success."
-John Lynch, Senior Vice President, HR, General Electric
"A must read for any HR executive. THis research-based competency model is particularly compelling because it is informed by the perspective of non-HR executives and stakeholders."
-Sue Meisinger, Distinguished speaker and author, former CEO of SHRM
"Read this book for a unique long-term perspective on where HR competencies have brought us and must take us in future."
-John Boudreau, Professor, University of Southern California and Research Director, Center for Effective Organizations