Organisations expect efforts in workforce
planning to increase dramatically in 2010.
A research report by The Aberdeen
Group revealed that 64 per cent of organi
sations will place a greater emphasis on
managing their talent pipelines because of
shifting demographics and rapidly evolving
“This research showcases how organisa
tions that are taking a longer-term view of
their talent needs and are taking a collabo
rative approach to aligning their workforce
plans to business priorities are seeing the
greatest impact on business performance,”
said Mollie Lombardi, research analyst,
human capital management, Aberdeen Group
in a statement.
Top-performing companies are making
workforce planning a top executive priority, with 28 per cent of Best-in-Class organisations holding the CEO or board of directors primarily
accountable for workforce planning, compared
with 13 per cent of all organisations.
“Organisations are still wary after the ups
and downs of the last few quarters, and are
looking to new strategies to help them get a
handle on their workforce needs moving
ahead,” said Lombardi.
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