The Mythical Personnel Manager

by Wendell French, Dale Henning



Everyone thinks of him as a staff man who serves management in an advisory capacity, but he is, in truth, an executive with very real and far-reaching powers. Though he may manipulate men and policies with the velvet glove of persuasion, the iron hand of authority is there as this article, which analyzes his complex role in the factual terms of job performance, reveals.

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