Rethinking HR

It might seem that we have it in for human resources. An article in our April issue urged companies to scrap a cherished HR practice: the forced ranking of employees. And this month our Spotlight advocates rethinking HR from top to bottom. It’s not that we don’t like HR; it’s just that we believe it can be improved.

In the lead article, “Why We Love to Hate HR…and What HR Can Do About It,” Wharton’s Peter Cappelli argues that HR should scrap many long-standing “best practices” and set a forward-looking agenda instead.

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  • Adi Ignatius


  • July 1, 2015


  • Harvard Business Review


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