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[Excerpt] Over the past 15 years, human resource (HR) organizations shifted to “business-based HR” or “business partnering,” as firms adopted a three-legged HR functional design comprising shared services, centers of expertise and HR business partner roles. This new structure offers a firm additional HR value by freeing the business partner of administrative work and leveraging technology to automate and centralize human resource processes.


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Olson, M. (2014, October 31). A multilateral approach to bridging the global skills gap. Cornell HR Review. Retrieved [insert date] from Cornell University, ILR School site:

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