Directors in denial

Briner, Rob
April 2010
People Management;4/8/2010, p15
The article presents the opinion of the author regarding senior human resources (HR) people who distance themselves from their profession. He relates a story about an HR director who does not look at HR publications and reads "Harvard Business Review" instead. He comments on an article published on January 28, 2010 featuring the interview with Lucy Adams, BBC's director of people.


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