One of the key thoughts in the post is, "HR should be every company’s “killer app.” What could possibly be more important than who gets hired, developed, promoted, or moved out the door? Business is a game, and as with all games, the team that puts the best people on the field and gets them playing together wins. It’s that simple."
Amen! But I will add one key point: HR leaders can only be fully effective if there is a strategic business plan in place. HR should be involved in the development of the plan and then they should partner with key leaders to help implement it!
Read more below from Jack Welch's article. It's great stuff.