Holding them Accountable

Is it HR’s role to hold hiring managers accountable for bad hires?   The aspect of holding them accountable came up at a recent speaking engagement.   The situation seemed simple enough.   One of the HR professionals present stated that my thoughts on the simplicity of terminations and my thoughts on accountability were contradictory. I believe in […]

Managers refer to the people in their charge as ‘they’. Leaders know there is no they – there is us – their is ‘we’.

Who’s ‘They’?   “They don’t understand what they are accountable for”.  Those are the exact words that came out of the mouth of the Director of HR from a small [under 100] people manufacturing organization at a recent round table comprised of the executive team of that same organization. That was the comment that sent the […]