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The Key Role of Human Resources

“The best way to be productive is to have a great team. So I spend more time than most CEOs on human resources. That’s 20 percent of my week.”

Kevin P. Ryan

In this chapter you will learn:

•  HR becomes the control point in the reorganization process.

•  The load on the HR department more than doubles in times of transition.

•  The decisions made by HR will have a direct impact on the subsequent trust levels.

•  Beware of cutting HR resources too soon.

In any reorganization, one of the most taxed groups is the human resources department. The success of the venture and the health of the resulting organization ...

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