Warren, Claire
September 2009
People Management;9/24/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p16
The article discusses the role of the human resources (HR) section of the Home Office in turning around the British government department. Once branded as "not fit for purpose," the author notes that the department is starting to put some problems of the past behind it. Kevin White, HR director-general, cites the success of the HR function's change program which played a key role in the wider Home Office reform agenda by focusing on four areas including stakeholder relations, the effectiveness of the board, senior leadership, and organisational design. INSETS: Transforming HR at the Home Office;A professional civil servant;'Sharper focus'.


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