Yes you read that correctly. HR pro’s have to take culture of their To-Do list. It simply isn’t possible to change the culture of an organization without the support of senior leadership. Intrigued? Thinking I’ve been indulging in too much wine?
“Take “culture change” off your list of HR to-do’s. HR cannot, by itself, change culture. Maybe the company culture is stuck in the 80’s and needs a little more diversity or maybe there is a pending merger with a more nimble business. Something has happened that requires a culture, or mindset change. This isn’t bad. What is bad is HR taking this on like it’s a slightly bigger task (Changed the culture. Check!). “