TENHuman Resources

Ending the Practice of Paternalism

THE PROCESS OF managing people, just like managing money, is everybody’s job. The human resources function, as a staff group, is a focal point for defining practices and policies that embody our intentions about how to govern. Our belief that consistency and control are the cornerstones for running productive organizations is visibly reflected in our human resources policies and in the way we expect this staff function to operate. HR too often evolves into a caretaking and enabling function whose assignment is to take responsibility for the morale and emotional well-being of employees.


THE TRADITIONAL ROLE of line management is to be in charge of patriarchy, their primitive statement to ...

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