Learned friends

Wain, Daniel
July 2010
People Management;7/15/2010, p17
The article discusses the need for learning and development (L&D) and human resources (HR) managers to build relationships with other business departments in order to be seen to deliver business benefits. It suggests that HR leaders should establish links between their activities and organizational aims and between their inputs and business outputs. The author cites a study which reveals that if top managers deem HR as credible they are less likely to require hard evidence of its worth such as contribution to profitability.


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