HR Magazine: High Performing HR equals to High Revenue Growth

Our Summary: while HR is often not sufficiently appreciated, now there is research that shows that companies with strong HR departments have better company performance.

Companies with high performing HR departments, enjoy 3.5 times the revenue growth

by David Woods
Originally Published on August 6, 2012

Companies that are ‘highly skilled’ in core HR practices experience up to 3.5 times the revenue growth and as much as 2.1 times the profit margins of less capable companies, according to new research by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA).

And in performance management, high-performing companies treat and track performance with transparency. They recognize the value of fair and transparent measurement and rewards systems in promoting a culture of meritocracy. They more often align and motivate their people with clear norms, expectations, and global standards. They reward behavior, not just results, to a greater degree than low-performing companies.

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