How HR made a difference

September 2010
People Management;9/16/2010, p33
This article discusses the practice of the concept of public sector employee-ownership in the public healthcare industry in Great Britain. It stresses the need of human resource (HR) departments to deal with a process of change in the practice of the concept and redundancy and redeployment issues concerning it. The article explores the effectiveness of the concept in reducing budget deficits of primary care trusts (PCTs) and improve their efficiency and productivity.


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