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No Tears for HR, Please–Part 2

My thanks to George Lenard for picking up on something I wrote earlier and continuing the exploration of the HR debate: The Spark (A marketer's view of Pop Culture. Insight. Connection. Solutions.) is abruptly negative: "No Tears for HR, Please." [I]n business, one tends to be judged on outcomes, and...

/ August 4, 2005

No Tears for HR, Please.

This month’s issue of Fast Company throws the spotlight on human resources.  Unfortunately, the title of the story is not misplaced: “Why We Hate HR”.  It would be an extremely short article if it were reduced to a simplistic answer.  The author Keith Hammonds offers multiple perspectives that explain HR’s...

/ August 2, 2005