May 1st 2006

Executive Summary: Outsourcing the HR Function

This executive summary provides an overview of the key themes and ideas included in the full report – Outsourcing the HR Function. This research report examines Human Resource Outsourcing (HRO) in depth, to understand what it is, why it is needed and how best it can be implemented.

Topics covered in this executive survey include:
• Why consider outsourcing the HR function?
• Defining Human Resource Outsourcing (HRO) strategy
• Identifying the differences between HRO providers
• Selling points of HRO
• Strategic debates around HRO
• Sharing services
• Managing the transition to HR outsourcing
• Governance of HRO performance
• The future of HR

Here, you can download and view the report’s executive summary. The full report on Outsourcing the HR Function is accessible for CRF members only. If you are not a member and are interested in discussing membership, please contact Richard Hargreaves on richard@crforum.co.uk.

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