HR Can’t Fix Sexual Harassment. Change Must Come From The Top

Removing the perpetrator of sexual harassment is often where change begins in an enterprise. But it’s just the beginning. Jim Champy, co-author of Reengineering the Corporation, discusses two models that address bad behavior within an organization.

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Jim Champy

The flood of recent sexual-harassment cases and other forms of bad behavior in corporate settings raises some difficult questions: where was the human resources - HR - organization? Did HR know what was going on and did it try to do something about it?  Isn’t HR supposed to be the guardian of good corporate values and the protector of the people?The unfortunate answer to these questions - with apologies to all those HR professionals who labor on behalf of an organization’s people - is that HR ma...
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