CFOs are not always on the same page as human resources, according to an Economist Intelligence Unit survey. Of CFO respondents, 58% say their head of HR is "not of the same caliber as other C-level executives," and two-thirds say the person "does not understand the business well enough." The answer is to have the two tracks' careers and mindsets intersect more. "HR must venture more boldly into the land of finance, and finance must venture more boldly into the land of HR," John Boudreau writes.
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