`HR with an attitude' key to success

July 1998
People Management;7/9/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 14, p17
Discusses factors that lead to successful human resource (HR) management. How the HR function will win the credibility it requires to make a full business contribution; Need for expertise and insight; Need for managers to challenge employees who blocked their efforts to distribute power and resources within organizations; Significance of the emphasis on customer service, quality and empowerment.


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