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  • Paperback: 182 pages
  • Publisher: Large Things; First - 2nd Imprint ed. edition (9 Aug. 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1911443984
  • ISBN-13: 978-1911443988
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.2 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,187,725 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Clearly, HR expectations and opportunities are increasing. Rita does a wonderful job of translating the ideas of how HR can add impact to practical solutions. By following her four phase capacity model, HR professionals can have more positive impact." - Dave Ulrich, Rensis Likert Professor of Business, University of Michigan and Partner, RBL Group
"Rita excellently communicates the need for CEOs to sit up and listen to the role that HR can have in driving change across organisations." - John Challenger, CEO, Challenger, Gray & Christmas
"I find Rita Trehan's book a true toolkit for HR professionals that truly want to adapt to the mindset of those beyond 2020 to unleash an organisation's true capacity." - Nicole Dominique Le Maire, Founder, New to HR
"Rita Trehan's book is the most up to date, realtime look at the role of a Chief Human Resources Officer across companies. In her easy to read, pragmatic and honest description she acts as a strong catalyst for change. Very simply and eloquently, she captures the strong desire I hear so often from CEO's and Boards on the true value they would like to see from HR. She makes it 'doable' with her endless tips and suggestions." - Ellie Filler, Managing Partner, CHRO Practice, Korn Ferry Executive Search
"This book is an engaging, enjoyable and informative read. It will help any HR Leader turn their organizational house into a home. For years HR has been living in the organisation and being told "what goes where". This book provides tools and applications to not only design but help build their organization, starting from the foundations." - Randall Thames, Partner, Aon Hewitt
"Unleashing Capacity shifts the HR focus from managing resources to managing capacity. Rita introduces an intriguing concept of the Capacity Framework to transform Human Resources into a strategic partner within the organisation. An excellent read with common sense application for any industry." - Michelle Bliffen, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, University of Kentucky, HR Technical Team Lead
"Rita's pinpoint analysis of the role HR plays in businesses is not only integral to the HR function but essential for 21st-century corporations looking to transform their organisations. This book is a great read for CEO's and HR professionals alike." - Paul Hanrahan, CEO, ACEI & Director, Ingredion
"Rita has a fantastic grasp of how HR can be used to leverage greater revenue and output across business sectors. There is no doubt that HR is the main driver of capacity." - Christine Hassler, Best-selling author of Expectation Hangover, Life Coach, Speaker
"An ambitious and timely vision for how HR professionals can step up, to become the leaders their businesses need them to be." - Lewis Austin, Chief Customer Officer, SCM World
"Finally an innovative, logical and refreshingly modern rationale for capacity-driven results that breaks HR Professionals free of the antiquated views on HR." - Paul Hebert, Director of Human Resources, Becket Family of Services
"In Unleashing Capacity, Rita Trehan challenges HR professionals to move beyond their standard contractual and administrative roles and take a critical seat both in the boardroom, and in the C-suite, as capacity builders." - Joe Raelin, The Knowles Chair of Practice-Oriented Education, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University, Boston
"Underpinned by a wealth of experience this book exudes energy, hope and practical wisdom. Invaluable both for aspiring HR executives to think and act strategically, as well as showing CEO's the value they can gain from HR." - Dr Clare Rigg, University of Liverpool Management School

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