Put organisations first to kick off HR's finest hour

Evans, Rima; Brockett, James
October 2007
People Management;10/4/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 20, p9
The article stresses on one of the topics discussed during the CIPD annual conference, which involves professionals to put their organizations first and human resources (HR) second if they are to deliver a world-class service. David Fairhurst, vice-president, people, at McDonald's, says that there are still HR professionals who remain too obsessed with technical aspects. Fairhurst argues that HR needed to prioritize the organization over the discipline, get a deep understanding of the organization's work and become part of the team itself.


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