Human Resources Practices That Support Stewardship

In addition to rethinking the structure of the human resources group, we need to place the actual substance of human resources practices on the table. Here is a helicopter survey of how conventional personnel practices embody caretaking and compliance, plus some thoughts on the stewardship option.

Burying Performance Appraisal

Performance appraisals are an instrument for social control. They are annual discussions, avoided more often than held, in which one adult identifies for another adult three improvement areas to work on over the next twelve months. You can soften them all you want, call them development discussions, have them on a regular basis, have the workers identify the improvement ...

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