HR Insights


HBR: The Unsexy Fundamentals of Great HR

Posted by Carah Counts on August 25, 2015

HBR: The Unsexy Fundamentals of Great HR | Carah Counts | HR Insights blog by CareATC, Inc.With more than 50 years of Human Resources research behind us, the best practices for HR are well-documented but rarely applied.

The authors of this article advise that "common sense" solutions to HR issues are often incorrect, so studying the science is important.

They also recommend Accountability, through measuring performance of management and employees alike, providing attention to weakness, cultivation of strengths, and consequences for actions both good and bad.

Finally, transparency to workers regarding their career trajectory and daily performance is also important.

Read full article at Harvard Business Review.

Photo credit: Horia Varlan [CC BY 2.0]
Carah Counts

About The Author

Carah Counts

Carah is a Product Manager here at CareATC. When she's not busy working on our product strategy and roadmap, she dabbles in the occasional creative project or blog post.

Post Topics Resources for Managers