Publishes Results from Benchmark Study on Corporate Performance and the Role of Human Resources

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Study conducted by The Benchmark Partners, LLC™, the largest research and Web destination for Senior HR professionals, published a press release on its website ( which details findings of a study conducted by Brian Lowenthal, of The Benchmark Partners, LLC. The Benchmark Partners is a human resource benchmarking and consulting firm, with more than 25 years of HR experience.

The study concluded that, “The responsibility to align the company’s business strategy with its Human Capital strategy belongs to the Human Resource function.”

The companies in the study that were able to achieve and sustain the alignment of business strategy to Human Capital strategy saw their Human Resource functions contribute results across five dimensions or HR Effectiveness: Strategic Alignment, HR ROI, HR Operations, HR Technology and Stakeholder Alignment.

The study further showed that when HR was ineffective in two or more of these five dimensions, HR was seen as making no significant or material bottom-line contributions. Additionally, HR was seen as adding little value to organizational performance.

To read the complete press release, visit:

About is the #1 resource for strategic HR professionals in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Its mandate is to educate and inform the HR community a host of different ways: an online magazine with over 10,000 articles (including regular columns with Thought Leaders, Industry Experts and Analysts), free educational online learning seminars, annual gala events (Power of People Series), in-depth research reports, a network of practitioners, and much more. Positive response in the marketplace has led to’s success and growth, and will continue to do so in the years ahead.

About The Benchmark Partners

The Benchmark Partners, LLC, is dedicated to helping companies create a great workplace for all employees. Using a comprehensive set of measurement tools, they provide clients with insights, analysis, and recommendations that ensure a meaningful return on their Human Capital investments. Tools include organizational assessments

based on the Baldrige Performance Excellence Model, functional assessments that identify Human Resource Effectiveness, Leadership and Employee Assessments that enable productivity improvement, Benchmarking, Measurement and Scorecard Systems, and Technology Utilization and Deployment. Having worked with a diverse set of companies across all industries and size, The Benchmark Partners bring to each client engagement a unique set of solutions that are guaranteed to improve business results.


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