Date Added: Jun 2009
As the economic downturn rides roughshod over the nation's workforce, human resources professionals face a wide range of new challenges. Whether protecting a collective culture or protecting one's own morale, the work of the HR professional is particularly tough during tough times. Enter Dave Ulrich, named the "Most Influential HR Thinker" for the fourth year in a row by HR Magazine. Ulrich has helped generate award-winning databases to better align corporate strategies and human resource practices. He is co-founder of The RBL Group, an advisory firm for the world's top HR leaders.