…keep HR simple

July 2008
People Management;7/10/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p39
This article presents practical tips for human resource (HR) professionals. It is noted that a successful HR project is often attributed to its clear and certain business cases. It is advisable that HR professionals start with a clear, pragmatic solution to a business problem. The advantages of simple concepts over complex models and ideas are discussed. Positioning HR as a business is highly recommended.


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