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Investing in What Matters
Investing in What Matters

Investing in What Matters

Linking Employees to Business Outcomes


200 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, PDF, EPUB

Trade Paper, $32.95 (US $32.95) (CA $38.95)

Publication Date: September 2009

ISBN 9781586441371

Rights: WOR

Society For Human Resource Mgt (Sep 2009)
Society For Human Resource Management


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Providing a structured plan for human resource (HR) professionals, this detailed manual instructs corporations how to achieve their business goals through the resourceful employment of their staff. Practical and informative, this handbook emphasizes the direct correlation between employees, data, and business outcomes. A flexible approach that can be tailored to any organization guides HR personnel through the process of acquiring a quantitative examination of the impact of critical business decisions. From driving sales to decreasing turnover, this proposal transforms the workforce into a business’ biggest asset.


"The approach in this book is practical and can be applied in all types of organizations. We now use this process with our clients to clearly demonstrate the impact that our performance improvement initiatives have on organizational results." —Ed Locke, managing partner, Warner Development, Inc.

Author Biography

Shane S. Douthitt, PhD, is a cofounder and principle of Strategic Management Decisions, LLC. He lives in Huntersville, North Carolina. Scott P. Mondore, PhD, is a cofounder and principle of Strategic Management Decisions, LLC, and an adjunct professor of applied psychology at the University of Georgia. He lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.