IT is chronically long or short on resources. Resources need to be subtracted or added based on attrition, changes in tech trends, and the need to scale operations or respond on demand. Meanwhile HR sits between a rock and a hard place, mandated to find the resources IT needs within budget constraints, while handicapped by a limited understanding of technologies and jargon, and courted by a multitude of IT vendors. What’s the best way to align HR with the ever changing needs of IT?
Richard W. Beatty, Professor of Human Resource Management, Rutgers University
Richard W. (Dick) Beatty Professor of Human Resource Management at Rutgers University. He received his B.A. from Hanover College, his M.B.A. from Emory University, and his Ph.D. in Human Resources and Organizational Behavior from Washington... More View all posts
Richard W. (Dick) Beatty Professor of Human Resource Management at Rutgers University. He received his B.A. from Hanover College, his M.B.A. from Emory University, and his Ph.D. in Human Resources and Organizational Behavior from Washington University. Professor Beatty teaches in the areas of applied behavioral science in human resource management and the role of the human resource function in organizations in applying behavioral science to human resource management. He is also active in executive and professional education and is a Core Faculty member at the University of Michigan’s Executive Education program; Director, Executive Master’s in Human Resource Leadership, Rutgers University; and Director, Executive Master’s in Human Resource Leadership-Europe, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, and Rutgers University. He also teaches in executive education programs at Cornell, Pittsburgh, and the Wharton School. Professor Beatty’s research interests focus on performance appraisal, selection, compensation, human resource planning, and the use of incentives in organizations, as well as human resource development. He has published several books and more than one hundred articles on topics in human resource management, business, and organizational psychology journals and is an associate editor of Human Resource Management. He has twice won the Human Resource Planning Society’s research award for the best article on human resource management and also won the Best Book award by the Society for Human Resource Management. He is active in a number of professional organizations and past President of the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation. He is co-author of The Workforce Scorecard: Managing Human Capital to Execute Strategy (Harvard Business School Press, 2005), named as one of the top ten must-reads for HR leaders by Human Resource Executive, and “A” Players or “A” Positions? The Strategic Logic of Workforce Management (Harvard Business Review, 2005). Less View all posts
D. Edward Wagoner, Americas Chief Information Officer, Jones Lang LaSalle
Edward Wagoner oversees the management of the firm’s technology utilized for corporate clients on a global basis as well as the technology delivery to clients and account teams in North, Central and South American markets. Prior to his c... More View all posts
Edward Wagoner oversees the management of the firm’s technology utilized for corporate clients on a global basis as well as the technology delivery to clients and account teams in North, Central and South American markets. Prior to his current role, Edward was the Director of Technology for the Corporate Accounts business group where he was responsible for the strategy, marketing and deployment of technology to corporate clients. Previously, as a member of the Facilities Management group, he was the implementation manager for the multi-client National Property Service Center where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the firm’s virtual management facility service center. Edward was the Manager of the Internal Information Technology Application support group where he was responsible for overseeing the daily operations of all client facing business applications. Additionally, Mr. Wagoner has served as the Audit and Quality Control Manager where he was responsible for auditing and assessing the quality of the financial management services provided by the regional offices to our clients. Prior to joining the firm, Edward was a financial manager with MetLife and a regional controller for Insignia Financial Group (acquired by CB Richard Ellis). He gained public accounting experience with KPMG Peat Marwick. Edward Wagoner currently serves on committees for a variety of social, religious and charitable organizations. Less View all posts