New Book Helps Human Resource and IT Professionals Prove Their Value and Avoid Being Outsourced

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In today's demanding marketplace, departments that fail to add value are outsourced or eliminated altogether. In their book, 'Practical Guide for Internal Consultants', Showkeir and Herring provide the tools for Human Resources, Information Systems and other staff groups to transform from a position of overhead to critical asset for the core business.

Practical Guide for Internal Consultants by James D. Showkeir and Kevin Herring Now Available

Speakers and consultants James D. Showkeir and Kevin Herring today announced that their new book, 'Practical Guide for Internal Consultants: Using Your Expertise to Build Business Capacity,' is now available for pre-release purchase.

In today's demanding marketplace, departments that fail to add value are outsourced or eliminated altogether. In their book, 'Practical Guide for Internal Consultants', Showkeir and Herring provide the tools for Human Resources, Information Systems and other staff groups to transform from a position of overhead to critical asset for the core business.

In order to become indispensable, staff groups must embrace accountability as internal consultants with the skills and tools necessary to directly improve profitability, quality, cycle time and customer solutions at the core business level. Executives anxious to obtain value from staff functions will find this book an essential resource for staff groups. Professional’s eager to show measurable value will discover it to be the set of practical tools they have been waiting for.

"Practical Guide for Internal Consultants' is a collaboration from the leading providers of consulting and workshops for transforming staff groups. 'Practical Guide for Internal Consultants' is published by h-s associates based in Westfield, New Jersey.

"This book is the first of its kind, taking the concepts for applying staff expertise and translating them into a set of internal consulting tools," said Kevin Herring, co-author and president of Ascent Management Consulting. "Executives frustrated with the lack of progress will be thrilled to see staff groups finally serving core business clients with promises and measurable results."

'Practical Guide for Internal Consultants' can be purchased at the following online outlets:

About James D. Showkeir and Kevin Herring

An engaging speaker and culture change expert, James D. Showkeir secures first person commitment by intentionally distributing organization power and confronting issues of accountability and choice. With expertise in large group deliberations, he creates venues for redefining management practices, social systems and organizational architecture that distribute power broadly. James D. Showkeir has 25 years of experience improving marketplace competitiveness by transforming staff groups, leading large-scale change and developing union-management partnerships.

A provocative writer and champion of new thinking, Kevin Herring confronts practices that prevent cultures of innovation and commitment. He challenges leaders and staff groups to create an environment that enables intrinsic motivation and impassioned drive for the business. In Kevin's 20 years of experience, he has helped businesses succeed by leading total organization transformations, structuring staff groups to add real value and aligning organization systems with strategic intent.

James D. Showkeir and Kevin Herring are experienced practitioners who can apply proven success principles to help organizations succeed. Questions about the book, speaking engagements, or consulting can be directed to 520-742-7300 or 908-232-9994

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