What is agile human resources? (Guest Commentary)

4 values of agile software development can easily be applied to HR
By Brian Kreissl
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/06/2012

Lately, we’ve been hearing quite a bit about the concept of “agile HR.” While it seems to be increasingly popular, I don’t think many HR practitioners completely understand it.

Incorporating an element of agility into the HR function allows it to be nimbler and helps create an organizational culture that’s more responsive to the needs of customers. An agile organization is one that’s able to change direction quickly and easily, and HR needs to be responsive to the ever-changing needs of such an organization.

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