HR Iceberg Model: What You Need to Know to Add Value for Clients

This image is an infographic showing an iceberg w/ tactical & transactional tasks above the water
This image is an infographic showing an iceberg w/ tactical & transactional tasks above the water

HR Iceberg Model

Iceberg Area One: Add Value

Image of 8 principles that collectively are the HRBP Business-Driven Methodology
Image of 8 principles that collectively are the HRBP Business-Driven Methodology

Iceberg Area Two: Client Coaching

They straightway enter into the “problem-solving” mode without entering into the “problem-understanding” mindset. This reduces every brilliant solution to a sham. A quick fix to be implemented, a monkey to be pushed off the shoulders. Problem-solving finally ends up into problem pushing and shoving under the carpet.

In Contrast, if people spend more time in developing a full understanding of the problem, comparing what they currently know about the problem with what they need to know in order to get a complete picture of the situation. they are more likely to derive successful solutions.

When one component of an organization system optimizes, the organization often suboptimizes.

Iceberg Area Three: Ongoing Development

Summing It Up

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