James D. Spina (The Delta Group Network, Inc., USA)
Lori J. Spina (The Delta Group Network, Inc., USA)

The New HR

ISBN: 978-1-80262-842-5, eISBN: 978-1-80262-841-8

Publication date: 31 March 2022


Spina, J.D. and Spina, L.J. (2022), "Prelims", The New HR, Emerald Publishing Limited, Leeds, pp. i-ix.



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The New HR

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The New HR

How to Beat the Competition with a Strategically Focused Human Resource Team

Authored by

James D. Spina

The Delta Group Network, Inc., USA


Lori J. Spina

The Delta Group Network, Inc., USA

United Kingdom – North America – Japan – India – Malaysia – China

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List of Figures, Charts, and Diagram

Figure 1. Top of the House Corporate Strategy.
Figure 2. Top of the House Business Strategy.
Figure 3. New HR Strategy.
Figure 4. Employment Development Strategy.
Figure 5. Employment Strategy.
Figure 6. Succession Strategy.
Figure 7. Security Strategy.
Figure 8. Legal Strategy.
Figure 9. Over-Simplified Stakeholder Needs.
Figure 10. Black Box “Old”.
Figure 11. Black Box “New”.
Figure 12. Corporate Culture Elements.
Figure 13. Parts of a Concave Mirror.
Figure 14. Spiral Thinking.
Figure 15. Two Forces Theory.
Figure 16. Possible “Death” of the Organization.
Chart 1. Common Stakeholders.
Chart 2. Individual and Collective Cultures.
Chart 3. Rules of the Road.
Chart 4. Forced Field Analysis.
Chart 5. Alignment of Tasks.
Illustration 1. Creating Shareholders' Financial Strength.


The authors would like to acknowledge the following people for their help in making this book a reality:

Regjeana Mathis, Organizational Development Consultant, Former Director of Workforce Development, LA Times

Jack Conaty, MA, Chief Fox Political Correspondent (Ret.)

Marion Romanoff, Director of Supply Chain Management (Ret.), New London Hospital: New London, NH

Don Cipriano, MS, Human Resources Development Consultant, Cipriano Training and Development