March 30th, 2010
Cornell/CAHRS Survey: Roles and Challenges of the CHRO
Research conducted by the Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) over the past three years has focused on identifying the roles played and challenges faced by Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs) at large multinational firms. Explore what the research revealed through more than 50 confidential interviews with CHROs and CEOs, as well as the results of the first annual Cornell/CAHRS Survey of CHROs.
Participants in this Webcast will:
- Learn about the seven roles that CHROs play, as well as which ones CHROs believe have the greatest impact on the firm
- Explore how the recent financial crisis has impacted the amount of time that CHROs spend with internal and external stakeholders
- Identify HR areas where CEOs excel and fall short of CHRO expectations
- Examine the challenges that CHROs face in delivering on the CEO’s agenda
About your Webcast leader:
Patrick M. Wright, PhD, is the William J. Conaty GE Professor of Strategic Human Resources in the School of ILR at Cornell University. He teaches and conducts research in the area of Strategic Human Resource Management, with a particular focus on how HR practices, the HR function, and HR leaders can impact firm performance. He has over 60 refereed publications and has co-authored or co-edited over 15 books and volumes. He has served on the Board of Directors for Human Resource Planning Society, World at Work, and the Society for Human Resource Foundation. He has served as a Distinguished Academic Visitor for the Ministry of Manpower in Singapore, as a Senior Research Fellow in Taiwan, and currently holds a secondary position at Tilburg University in the Netherlands as a Senior Research Fellow.