Human Resource Management is a managerial challenge that has to consider the contrasting notions of uniformity and individuality – should managers treat their employees equally or equitably? Reconciling these two views requires managers to harness the potential of their team members in a way that takes into account disparities in expectations, capabilities, and contributions that arise out of such basic differences as gender, personality, education and work experience. Not so easy – but there’s a way!
Prof. Na Fu of Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin, shares her practical research on the subject.
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