As an HR leader, have you craved a consistent set of metrics that directly linked HR's actions to your company goals? As a CEO Neil McCormick felt this pain directly. So like you he went looking for answers. For the last three years as an HR consultant he has collaborated with two Australian Universities to create just these kinds of repeatable and defensible metrics to pinpoint the value of HR. John's writing this week focuses on the flip side of the same coin, recognizing quality in the human element. The kind of quality that dares metrics to quantify them. Let's kick off this week's feature with What’s the Objective by Neil McCormick

HRExaminer v1.37 for October 15, 2010 Measuring the Human Element