TITLE

OUR HR COLUMNIST

AUTHOR(S)
Kearney, Vance
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
People Management;2/22/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on whether the human resources (HR) profession is neglecting the human part of HR. He cites that HR is often the reason employee relations issues and disputes are not resolved. He commends those HR professionals who have intervened and were able to save people's lives. He stresses that such HR professionals are not afraid to be wrong, unpopular or disliked by others and they command more respect than anyone within the company.
ACCESSION #
24587044

 

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