Focusing on people strategy & planning

This is the second in a series of blogs looking at the concept of business management in the people function and this week we’ll be looking at strategy and planning.  If you missed the first blog we talked about the overall principle, and had a look at finance within the people function.

Turning that strategic People/HR vision into reality

Do you have a strategic People/HR vision for your organisation?  If the answer is no, then that’s perhaps the first step, People/HR visions don’t have to be overly complicated, in fact the best visions tend to be simple statements which are easy to communicate and rally the organisation around.

If you have your vision the next question is how do you turn it into a reality i.e., what are you going to do and who is going to do it?

So how do you turn vision into reality?