first_imgYour say in HR name debateOn 15 Feb 2000 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Personnel professionals have unanimously endorsed the comments made byPeugeot UK’s Mike Judge last week that the term human resources is demeaningand sends the wrong signal to staff.Personnel Today has received over 40 letters agreeing with the sentimentsMike Judge expressed. He claimed “personnel” is a better label. Oneletter claimed the term HR was more redolent of the Third Reich and OscarSchindler’s factory than with the modern workplace. To give the chance for those in favour of HR to make their voice heardPersonnel Today has set up a telephone poll.To broaden the debate readers will be able to vote for their favourite outof three current favoured job titles – Personnel, Human Resources and therecent newcomer Human Capital.Call should cost no more than 20p and lines will be open for two weeks.Initial results will be published next week. Comments are closed. last_img read more