Leighton: 'HR is not responsible for people.'

Smedley, Tim
September 2007
People Management;9/6/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p9
This article reports that Royal Mail chairman Allan Leighton has called for human resources (HR) to be more strategic and less focused on day-to-day management processes. The statement was issued by Leighton during an exclusive interview with "People Management." Leighton has refuted the suggestion that HR should lead on modern work practices such as flexible working or diversity. However, he was adamant that HR does have a place in modern business.


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