Shifting HR Priorities in 2016

Shifting Priorities in HR

The global HR industry is ever evolving, highlighting the need for HR professionals to maintain a high level of adaptability to meet the pace of change.

Shifting HR Priorities in 2016

New HR Priorities

Organisational Design

The popularisation of cross-functional teams poses new challenges to the traditional HR functions of performance management, leadership development and learning; pushing HR professionals to adapt.

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92%

92% organisational design as a top priority

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45%

45% rethinking organisational design

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39%

39% undergoing restructuring

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6%

6% planning organisational design

Design Thinking

While HR professionals yearned for a simplification of work in 2015, this has taken form in design thinking. In 2016, 79% of HR professionals cited it as an important trait to cultivate.

79%

Shifting HR Priorities in 2016

Existing Priorities

Leadership

Leadership development remained a top priority in 2016, which suggests that issues surrounding the grooming of future leaders have not been effectively addressed.

Shifting HR Priorities in 2016

56% of professionals think that their company is not ready for to meet their own leadership needs.

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89%

89% of organisational leaderships need to be strengthen & improved

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21%

21% do not have a leadership programme at all

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7%

7% have some form of leadership programme for millennials

Culture and Engagement

Companies that align their culture with their values find it easier to motivate employees, and thus achieve a high level of engagement.

Shifting HR Priorities in 2016

28% understand their organisation’s culture

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12% stated their company had the “right culture”

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85% of professionals ranked engagement as important

Digital HR

New cloud technology is revolutionising HR processes, systems and organisations; opening up new avenues for people analytics.

Shifting HR Priorities in 2016

77%

77% ranked people analytics as a high priority

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74%

74% of executive focussing on digital HR

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42%

42% investing in HR systems for mobile-enabled learning

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59%

59% dev eloping mobile apps that integrate back office systems

HR Priorities
Wrap up for 2016