The term 'Human Resources' says all the wrong things about working with people; and words are powerful in shaping beliefs and attitudes. Is 'Human Equity' a sensible replacement? It seems to be a closer reflection of what many in progressive HR are trying to achieve.
A method of professional development that acknowledges that the underlying, subconscious beliefs and habits that characterise and shape human professional behaviour and development are more powerful than the conscious, cognitive ones. It challenges the traditional theory that people change or improve professionally after deliberative, logical and conscious evaluation of choices and options.
In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things - Miyamoto Musashi, 1584-1645. Most of the time, if we are successful, we are creating 'new' ideas in ways that are deeply consistent with the very old.