Korn Ferry Enters into Partnership with SAP® to Offer Programs that Drive Employee Engagement and Accelerate Performance


Partnership Combines Korn Ferry’s Leading IP and Advisory With Human Experience Management (HXM) Solutions from SAP® 

Korn Ferry today announced that it has joined the SAP® PartnerEdge® program. As organizations seek to compete, thrive, and even survive in today’s disruptive environment, Korn Ferry will collaborate with SAP to improve the way organizations develop, engage, motivate and inspire their workforce.

By combining Korn Ferry’s leading IP and advisory work with Human Experience Management (HXM) solutions from SAP, the program allows organizations to access employee sentiment insights and take action to drive engagement and increase productivity.

According to Korn Ferry research, organizations with the highest levels of employee engagement generally have two times annual net profit and two-point-five times greater revenue growth than their equivalents with the lowest levels of engagement.

Korn Ferry is already expanding its world-class employee experience (EX) capabilities by strengthening its ties across SAP. In addition to joining SAP PartnerEdge, it is an existing member of the Qualtrics Partner Network (QPN). The alliance between Korn Ferry, Qualtrics and SAP will help organizations listen to employees, understand sentiment, and take informed actions on what employees need and value in ways that fundamentally drive business performance.

Using market-leading technology, such as Qualtrics EmployeeXM, and expertise to collect and interpret what employees are thinking, organizations can identify precisely what aspects of the employee experience need to change to accelerate individual and organizational performance.

Recognizing the importance of employee engagement, Human Capital Management (HCM) is evolving to human experience management (HXM). With HXM, traditional, top-down human resources processes are redesigned with the needs of individuals and teams in mind, enabling organizations to deliver end-to-end experiences that optimize productivity, increase engagement and ultimately drive business results.

“Human experience management enables companies to look beyond the ‘what’ of talent management—such as turnover and employee absences—and understand the reasons ‘why’ employees may lack engagement or experience poor productivity,” said Byrne Mulrooney, Korn Ferry CEO, Professional Search, RPO and Products. “Through this alliance, we are able to combine leading solutions and technology from Qualtrics and SAP SuccessFactors with Korn Ferry’s intellectual property and end-to-end talent solutions that drive individual and organizational performance.”

To learn more about Korn Ferry’s work with Qualtrics and SAP SuccessFactors, click here.

About Korn Ferry

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We work with clients to design their organizational structures, roles and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people and advise them on how to reward, develop and motivate their workforce. And, we help professionals navigate and advance their careers.


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