Human Resource Department, HR Department: A new agenda

THE HISTORY of the human resource (HR) departments in India has been reactive rather than pro-active. The HR department has always looked outside for recognition. This could be because of its statutory origins. All the initial thrusts in HR came from statutory requirements, whether it was welfare, industrial relations or compensation. As a result, the …

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HR Manager Qualities, International HR Manager Qualities

Companies entrust international HR managers with the care of expatriates — talented employees with high potential that they want to retain. Given such a vital role, I expected to find a plethora of articles and research outlining the characteristics the job requires and was surprised to find none. Curious, I surveyed 10 IHR managers and …

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