architect model

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Of personnel management. One of three types of managers identified by management theorists Shaun Tyson and Alan Fell (the other types being clerk of works and contracts manager). The ‘architect’ is characterized as a type of personnel manager who is strategically involved in the business, with an important role in ensuring that employment policies are appropriate to the wider business strategy. They are creative and innovative in devising policy. [See HR roles.]

Subjects: Human Resource Management.

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