Butler, Mark
August 2007
People Management;8/9/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 16, p48
The author explores the capability of the human resource (HR) profession to sharpen its identity, grow its confidence and develop more leadership. He states that HR is prone to shapeshifting and is difficult to pin down. He claims that a manifold HR leaves the profession vulnerable to a life of following rather than leading. He also mentions the social and political agenda of HR, and examines how HR professionals can help improve their profession.


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