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Why organisations cannot do without HR

Robin Chater

Secretary General, Fedee


Many years ago I was a “company doctor” helping companies recover from trading losses and avoid liquidation. Most of them had lost their way, tried to buy new business through expensive advertising, diversified too much away from their core competences or just employed too many people. The first target CEO’s tried to go for when trimming staff were service functions like HR.  Thus removing the very people they needed most to bring the company back on track.

So why can’t an organization function well without an HR department?  The simple … Continue reading

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