Can you outsource 70 per cent of HR?

Outsourcing champions say HR departments will shrink
By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 08/15/2005

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fter more than 30 years as a senior HR executive, Morty Moorthy is convinced that many HR departments could stand to outsource 70 per cent of what they do.

Only about 30 per cent of all work HR does is strategic, said Moorthy, who has worked at IBM, Bank of Montreal and most recently Ontario Power Generation where he just retired as vice-president of HR re-engineering and outsourcing.