Building better HR departments

Jon Ingham, Dave Ulrich
  • Strategic HR Review, June 2016, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/shr-03-2016-0025

Developing HR organisations and their relationships with the rest of the business

What is it about?

The purpose of this paper is to provide answers to four questions on building a better human resources (HR) department: why?, who?, what? and how?

Why is it important?

For businesses to receive full value from HR, it is very important to upgrade the quality of HR professionals. It is even more important to upgrade HR departments. This paper suggests how this can be done.


Mr Jon Ingham (Author)
Strategic Dynamics

Organisations have more impact on the success of a business than the individual employees working within them. The same is true for HR as well. This article reviews how HR organisations can be developed to be more effective and focuses in particular on the role of HR's relationships - between HR practitioners and between HR and the business it operates within.

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