Building the High-Flex/High-Value HR Team

6 Pages Posted: 28 Oct 2009

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Douglas A. Ready

International Consortium for Executive Development Research (ICEDR)


In many companies, the human resources function is considered necessary, but minimally important. Douglas Ready strongly disagrees and argues that a shoddy HR function will keep the rest of the company from high achievement. It's time to develop the people who are in charge of developing everyone else.

Suggested Citation

Ready, Douglas A., Building the High-Flex/High-Value HR Team. Business Strategy Review, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 24-29, Winter 2009. Available at SSRN: or

Douglas A. Ready (Contact Author)

International Consortium for Executive Development Research (ICEDR) ( email )

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