Has your campus embarked on an initiative to improve efficiency and maintain/improve effectiveness in the HR function? Do you feel that it was highly successful and moved the needle?

An HR leader of the oldest public university and a strategy professor describe the most ambitious change effort in HR in several decades.  How do we do everything that we do, but do it better?  What was different this time?

Keys included support from the top, extensive cooperation with units, compassionate communication, the use of transparent data and a tie to strategic priorities.