Thursday, April 03, 2008

World Without HR

The Happy Employee, a blog about HR, has issued a challenge. Assume that Human Resources disappeared. When executives meet six months later and review the world without HR, what would they say they missed?

HR fills three main roles: clerk, cop, and consultant. Too many HR departments play cop and too few of them play consultant, but all of them play clerk. Given that, I suspect that the executives would groan about the increased clerical workload.



And that's pretty sad because it would indicate that HR has failed to communicate its true worth.

2 Comments:

At 5:31 AM, Blogger The Happy Employee said...

Michael, thanks for playing along!

 
At 4:34 PM, Blogger Michael Wade said...

You're welcome!

 

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