Strategic HR Won't Come Easily

Laabs, Jennifer
January 2000
Workforce;Jan2000, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p52
Focuses on the failure of human resources (HR) professional to master leadership and communication. How Peter Firla of Infiltrator Systems Inc. defines leadership; Importance of an in-depth assessment of employee and organizational needs; Need for HR professionals to communicate. INSET: HR Pros See Need for Change.


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