HR People & Strategy Announces Walker Award Recipients
Award honors state-of-the-art thinking or practices in human resources management
HR People & Strategy (HRPS) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2012 Walker Award. Scott Mondore, Shane Douthitt and Marisa Carson of Strategic Management Decisions received this unique award for their article, "Maximizing the Impact and Effectiveness of HR Analytics to Drive Business Outcomes,” which appeared in Volume 32, Issue 2 of People & Strategy journal.
Named after HRPS founder James Walker, the award recognizes an outstanding contribution to the HRPS quarterly People & Strategy journal that best advances state-of-the-art thinking or practices in human resources management. The criteria for the award include the following:
- Importance to the discipline
- Quality of writing, including original submission
- Compelling topic
- Raises strategic thinking
- Practical implications for business and people
"It was a very competitive year and this year's winners hit the award criteria spot on. The work was timely, research-based and written to practitioners in a very accessible way,” said Joseph McCann, Ph.D., People & Strategy Executive Editor.
"It is an honor to receive the Walker Award from HRPS,” said Scott Mondore, Ph.D., managing partner of Strategic Management Decisions. "As the premier outlet for the latest strategic thinking and practices for human resources, the People & Strategy journal was a great fit for our approach to HR analytics – bringing together information for senior HR leaders to make strategic investments across numerous processes, while also making analytics practical and actionable for front-line leaders.”
Scott Mondore, Ph.D., is currently a managing partner of Strategic Management Decisions (SMD) and is the co-author of two books, "Investing in What Matters: Linking Employees to Business Outcomes” and "Business-focused HR: 11 Processes to Drive Results” both published by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Mondore has significant experience in the areas of strategy, talent management, measurement, customer experience and organizational development across numerous industries.
Shane Douthitt, Ph.D., is also a managing partner of Strategic Management Decisions (SMD) and is the co-author of two books, "Investing in What Matters: Linking Employees to Business Outcomes” and "Business-focused HR: 11 Processes to Drive Results.” Douthitt has significant experience in the areas of measurement, training, talent management, executive assessment and coaching and organizational development across a variety of industries.
Marisa Carson, Ph.D., is a senior consultant with Strategic Management Decisions (SMD) and is the co-author of "Business-focused HR: 11 Processes to Drive Results.” Carson has extensive experience in the areas of HR data analytics, employee selection and assessment, performance management and succession planning.
The award was presented at the 2012 HRPS Global Conference, May 6 – May 9, at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan in New York.
To view the award-winning article in PDF format, visit www.hrps.org/walkeraward.