Here is the weekly sampling from my del.icio.us favorites list. This time I chose the tag "HRM", Human Resource Management. Here's what I found I have:
Building Value through HR Metrics: In this video from the RBL Review, Dave Ulrich describes the effectiveness of metrics for HR professionals by discussing the keys to good metrics, how to build metric systems, and where to build metric systems.
The Five Roles of HR: Also from RBL, Dave Ulrich, Jon Younger, and Wayne Brockbank described discuss the dominant Diversified/Allied business model, laying out the five roles and responsibilities of HR that respond to this organization model: service centers, corporate, centers of expertise, embedded HR, and operational HR. This summary lays out the duties of each role, the relationship among these roles, and suggestions for implementing this new HR structure.
HR Competency Model: From SHRM
How to Learn to Manage People: An article from wikiHow for new managers overviewing 10 basic skills for managing others.