Claims that HR boosts productivity are misleading


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Julian Jessop comments for the Financial Times

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Matthew Lesh comments for The Telegraph

Len Shackleton referenced in The Telegraph

Professor Len Shackleton, IEA Editorial and Research Fellow, has been referenced in article in The Telegraph on the growth of HR in the workplace and its consequences.

The piece argues that the exponential rise of HR’s influence has fostered an atmosphere of paranoia and in some cases, politicised the workplace.

Commenting on claims that HR has boosted productivity, Len argued that such studies often neglect to take external forces into account, such as economic growth.

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