I follow and participate a LinkedIn-group called Human Resources Professionals Worldwide. There was an interesting discussion on why some organizations ignore the strategic importance of their HR function. This is an issue I have preached about on so many occasions myself, that I simply could not ignore the discussion that went on.
If you as an HR professional have ever wondered about this, here's a summary of what my peer group members responded:
If you want to follow up on this conversation, you have to join the group Human Resources Professionals Worldwide on LinkedIn.