Moving from Transactional to Strategic HR

Posted in: General Management

In a talent management study in 2008 by McKinsey & Co, 60% of the line managers interviewed agreed with the statement “HR is an administrative department, not a strategic business partner”. Disturbingly 51% of HR professionals agreed with the statement.

This finding is not surprising, given that in Australia, with the increasing amount of regulatory compliance around OHS, EEO, Affirmative Action and a raft of other IR/HR regulations HR gets bogged down in compliance rather than becoming a true business partner.

Read more about this study – Moving from transactional to strategic HR