Does HR Hold Real Power?

“HR’s vocal critics are predominantly male and focused on the department’s seeming inability to cash in its own chips while complaining about the need for more of them. A more useful approach might be to help HR Practitioners gain effectiveness in organizational politics or to help illuminate the real power that they hold.”
Does HR Hold Any Real Power? - HRExaminer Weekly Edition v2.15 for April 15, 2011
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