Develop an Integrated People Strategy

An integrated people strategy not only supports but drives organizational goals, maximizing the human capital’s contribution to the bottom line.

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Without a people strategy, the organization will not:

  • Bridge the gaps between the HR function and organizational goals.
  • Have a strategic HR department seen as effective.

By implementing and developing a people strategy, the organization will:

  • Gain a unique competitive advantage.
  • Increase organizational success through better alignment of HR and the organization.

Module 1: Understand Organizational Goals and Determine People Strategy

The Purpose

  • Determine goals across the organization.
  • Create a people strategy specific to the organization.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Goals are set.
  • People strategy is developed.
  • Future state descriptions are determined.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Determine top organizational goals.
  • Organizational goals set.
1.2 Conduct a PESTLE analysis.
  • PESTLE analysis conducted.
1.3 Create a people strategy.
  • People strategy determined.
1.4 Establish your people strategy’s desired future state in greater detail.
  • Future state descriptions created.

Module 2: Conduct People Strategy Gap Analysis

The Purpose

  • Evaluate the current state of the organization regarding people strategy.
  • Understand where stakeholder management stands.
  • Identify and analyze gaps.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Current state is identified and understood.
  • Stakeholder management feedback is collected.
  • Gaps are analyzed.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Analyze stakeholder management feedback and additional employee data.
  • Gathered and understood stakeholder management feedback and data.
2.2 Complete a SWOT analysis.
  • SWOT analysis conducted.
2.3 Evaluate people strategy current state.
  • Current state identified.
2.4 Identify what is needed to sustain the current state.
  • Approaches for maintenance of current state are determined.
2.5 Analyze gaps and identify areas of growth within your people strategy.
  • Gaps are analyzed and areas of growth are pinpointed.

Module 3: Evaluate HR Departmental Capabilities

The Purpose

  • Communicate the desired HR future state.
  • Determine where the HR department currently is.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Future state is outlined.
  • HR department’s current state is realized and gaps are determined.

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Describe the HR department’s future state you are striving to be.
  • Outline of required future state of HR department completed.
3.2 Assess your HR department’s current state and analyze gaps.
  • HR department’s gap analysis determined.

Module 4: Develop an Action Plan

The Purpose

  • Assess the impact of the people strategy initiatives.
  • Determine the effort required for initiatives.
  • Create an action and communication plan and follow-up measures.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Impact of initiatives is understood.
  • Effort for initiatives is ranked.
  • Action and communication plans are created.
  • A monitoring process for people strategy is created.

Activities: Outputs:
4.1 Assess your people strategy initiatives’ impact.
  • Level of impact of initiatives and metrics assessed.
4.2 Assess the required effort for people strategy initiatives.
  • Initiatives determined on a scale of low, medium, and high effort.
4.3 Chart and prioritize people initiatives.
  • Prioritized list of people initiatives.
4.4 Create a people action plan.
  • Action plan for prioritized initiatives created.
4.5 Complete your people strategy communications plan.
  • Communication plan determined.
4.6 Set plan to revisit and measure progress.
  • Process/plan to monitor and update the people strategy created.

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