The future is nigh for strategic HRChange management is an opportunity HR could drive a truck throughBy David Brown06/17/2002|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/16/2002 There has been talk for years about how people in HR want to become strategic business partners. “But it was largely academics writing about this stuff, in the real world people were just kind of slogging along,” says leading strategic HR expert and author, David Bratton. There were lots of people reading the books but typically the response was, “Sure, that’s great, but it wouldn’t work here,” says Bratton.But now a growing number of people outside of HR are buying into the importance of strategic HR management. Why the change? Change itself. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.