New HR leaders should spend at least six months learning about the company, making connections and identifying problems, says Mike LaBianca, global head of HR for Sony Interactive Entertainment - PlayStation. "Then, at that point, you can begin to shift or add to some of the offerings that you have in order to accelerate the company's strategy," he says.
Sony HR exec: Understand the company before trying to fix it
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