Journal: People Science - Human Capital Management & Leadership in the public sector Volume 1, Issue 2 Spring/Summer 2014 - Page 12

many HR professionals is no longer in getting there, but in demonstrating value so as to be invited to stay. Whether one refers to the new HR as Human Capital Management, Talent Management or Strategic HR, the implications are the same. HR has to transform – literally – in order to live up to what is now expected of it. Essentially, it must move from a passive to active player; it must embrace the science of people management (in addition to the art); and it must become a strategic partner to line managers throughout the organization. (Figure ۙJB