The 5 Biggest Lies In HR... (#3 - We're Into Pay for Performance)

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Author: Kris Dunn | Source: HR Capitalist | Published: October 28, 2013

The 5 Biggest Lies In HR... (#3 - We're Into Pay for Performance)

That’s right. I’m here today not to give you the normal PR spin about how strategic the HR function can be, but instead to call B.S. on the biggest lies in HR. It’s not that HR people want to lie, it’s just that we’ve created our own prison: urban myths developed over last 20 years as the HR function has matured.
As a result, we’re trapped. We’ve spawned narratives that make the HR function appear like a cross between Mother Teresa and Stuart Smalley, while the team members we serve need more tough love, a cross between Jack Welch and Dennis Miller.
You know, that little thing called the truth, effectively washed down with a bit of leadership, personality and at times, humor.