HR in action to avoid another Baby Peter

Phillips, Lucy
May 2009
People Management;5/21/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p13
The article reports on human resource (HR) measurements at Haringey Council in London, England that will help prevent a repeat of the management mistakes which led to the death of Baby Peter. London borough's HR chief, Steve Davies cited factors that had given HR additional credibility to challenge senior directors in running services, such as human capital management tools tacking sickness levels. The innovations at Haringey Council reportedly helped it to win the 2009 Public Sector People Managers' Association award for human capital management.


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