Episode Episode 3
Season 1

HR is not about HR, Professor Dave Ulrich, the Father of modern-day HR explains the role of 21st Century HR

My line to HR people is take a finance person to lunch. They’re probably lonely, pay for the lunch, and take an annual report, the income statement, the balance sheet, and say, “Teach me these numbers.

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In this wide-ranging interview, Dave Ulrich explains why HR professionals need to have a much better understanding of business strategy; spend much more time with a firm’s customers; spend less time hiding behind theoretical models; stand up and be counted when it comes to corporate misdemeanours; and how HR professionals should behave following the Covid-19 pandemic and the anticipated return to work.

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