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A Darwinian Approach To HR Leadership

A Darwinian Approach To HR Leadership

Posted: 2011-09-15 By David Wexler

The other day I happened to be talking to some professional acquaintances working for Fortune 1000 employers, and not for the first time, was struck by in what low regard, they held HR.

They talked about how HR is the last place they would go to for confidential and valued advice; they talked about how HR is not trusted; they talked about how HR is viewed as a corporate pet; they talked about how HR contributes little to help them be successful; and they talked with cynicism about public employer recognition garnered by their HR team and how different the reality was.

If we are honest with ourselves, this is not news to us. We've been hearing about "Bad HR" for years. In my own experience, I recall hearing from the CFO of a multi-national that I'd joined, that.....

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