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Should HR Be Split Up?
Jaap de Jonge, Management Consultant, Netherlands
Business speaker Ram Charan (2014) argues that most Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) are process-oriented generalists and their expertise is in personnel benefits, compensation and labor relations. They are focused on internal matters such as engagement, empowerment and managing cultural issues.
Charam believes CEOs would like to see their CHROs to act as a sounding board and trusted partner and have their expertise in linking people and numbers to analyze strengths and weaknesses in the organization, in finding the right fit between staff members and jobs, and in talent management strategy.
Charan proposes to split the CHRO function into 2: An administrative one (reporting to the CFO) and a new CHRO function that focuses on leadership and organization issues and reports to the CEO.

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Splitting HR Into Separate Groups
David Wilson, Manager, Canada, SIG Leader

Should HR Be Split
Mike Fosu, Management Consultant, Ghana, Member

Should HR Be Split Up
Florence Ansu-Amponsah, Manager, Ghana, Member

Can we Split HR Into Separate Groups?
Minda Gelay, Manager, Ethiopia, Member

Yes, It Can Be Done But
kiran pandit, Manager, Nepal, Member

On Should the HR Function Be Splitted
Karl-Heinz Sternberg, Director, Germany, Member

Don't Split the HR Function
Dr. Alan Williams, Professor, Thailand, Member

Don't Split the HR Function
Zahra Djebaili, Student (University), Algeria, Member


Outsourcing HR / Payroll to Finance Department
Dr. Alan Williams, Professor, Thailand, Member

Who should Deal with Compensation and Benefits: HR or Finance?
Anamika Choudhury, Consultant, United Arab Emirates, Member

HR Partnership with Hi-Po Talent
Silvy Chahal, HR Consultant, India, Member


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