Chapter 4. The Art of “Cherry Picking” and Other Well-Timed Tactics of the Human Resources Manager

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“Take away my people but leave my factories, and soon grass will grow on factory floors. Take away my factories but leave my people, and soon we will have a new and better factory.”

Andrew Carnegie

Most clichés become clichés because they embody an inevitable and inalienable truth. So it is with the business cliché that “people are our most important assets.” It’s too bad that so many Reactive Cyclist companies unwittingly abuse these assets due to their failure to understand the business cycle and how human resources should be strategically and ...

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