Discuss ways in which HR leaders and line managers can work together to implement specific HR policies to support business objectives.

1. Discuss ways in which HR leaders and line managers can work together to implement specific HR policies to support business objectives.

2. Discuss ways in which line managers might resist, subvert or otherwise implement policies in a manner other than intended.

3. Share ideas about the ways in which HR leaders and line managers can incorporate employees’ perspectives, needs and interests into the development and implementation of HR policy.

4. Discuss if line managers who are closer than HR to their employees be in a better place to develop and reward them and should they be equipped to make decisions on the spot, in the here-and-now.