A study finds chief HR officers at leading South African companies have diverse backgrounds, are often external hires and more often than not have master's degrees, write Julia Modise and Ali Monadjem. "In the most progressive organisations, the CHRO has evolved from that of a specialist overseeing a limited field of operations into a business partner, wielding more influence than ever before," they write.
CHROs are seen as business partners at top South African companies
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