Consistent human resource practices
James N Baron, David M Kreps.
California Management Review.
Spring 1999. Vol. 41, Iss. 3; pg. 29, 25 pgs
This article is an edited version of Chapter 3 of Strategic Human Resources: Frameworks for General Managers, which was published in the Spring of 1999 by John Wiley & Sons.
Because of its strategic importance and because of the interactions with "the rest of the business," HRM should not be left to HR specialists. Human resources should be managed by general managers, who integrate HR strategy with the broader business strategy of the enterprise.
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