Can HR leaders excel as company chief executive?

  • M.S. Rao
  • Human Resource Management International Digest, July 2013, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/hrmid-05-2013-0034

HR Leaders and Chief Executives, Career Development and Leadership Development

What is it about?

This paper aims to present a blueprint for HR leaders to excel as chief executives. The paper emphasizes the need to acquire chief-executive acumen by developing a particular mindset, toolset and skill set, among other things. It explains the importance of understanding other departments, including marketing, finance, operations, legal, IT and strategy

Why is it important?

The paper closes the gap between theory and practice in the quest to become a good chief executive.

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