HUMAN capital

HUMAN capital

 
Victory Through Organization Ulrich, Dave | Kryscynski, David | Ulrich, Mike | Brockbank, Wayne McGraw-Hill Education , 2017 Human Resources

While having good employee talent is important, knowing how to effectively apply that talent across the business to meet strategic objectives is even more so. This is the domain of the human resources (HR) function,...

 
 
Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs Cappelli, Peter Wharton Digital Press , 2012 Human Resources

Despite high unemployment numbers, even among college-educated workers, employers complain that they cannot find qualified candidates to hire. These companies often state that job candidates do not have the skills...

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The Fear-Free Organization Brown, Paul | Kingsley, Joan | Paterson, Sue Kogan Page Limited , 2016 Business Strategy, Leadership

Common workplace fears—missing a deadline, being criticized in public, being fired—tend to influence people’s behavior at work more than enthusiasm, empathy, trust, or joy. The prevalence of fear and its widespread use...

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Untapped Talent Monroe, Dani Palgrave Macmillan , 2013 Change Management, Leadership, Management

In Untapped Talent, Dani Monroe explains how organizations can benefit from actively identifying and supporting untapped talent within their ranks. Arguing that up to 70 percent of an organization’s...

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Hold On, You Lost Me! McCarthy, Bernice | O'Neill-Blackwell, Jeanine ASTD Press , 2007 Leadership Development, Personal Growth

In Hold On, You Lost Me, authors Bernice McCarthy and Jeanine O’Neill-Blackwell assert that every person has an individual learning style, one that dictates how information is perceived and processed...

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The Target Blakesley, Stephen J. Tate Publishing & Enterprises LLC , 2010 Human Resources, Management

Most business managers will attest that good people are a company’s most valuable resource, and of course motivated managers want to maximize the performance of their teams. They want a process of selection and...

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The New Human Capital Strategy Hall, Ph.D., Bradley W. AMACOM , 2008 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

Bradley W. Hall identifies many problems with the current approach to talent management: no one is accountable; programs are emphasized over systems; and the existing Human Resources model is egalitarian, even though...

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A Better Idea Petersen, Donald E. | Hillkirk, John Houghton Mifflin Company , 1992 Business Biographies, Human Resources, Management

Many American companies are in trouble because they have traditionally used top-down management that leaves little room for the average individual to be creative. As a result, corporate leadership cannot take advantage...

 
 
HR from the Heart Sartain, Libby | Finney, Martha I. AMACOM , 2003 Human Resources, Leadership, Personal Growth

According to Sartain, talented human resource professionals can build rewarding careers that are consistent with their personal values while, simultaneously, growing world-class organizations and having a positive...

 
 
Keeping the Millennials Sujansky, Joanne G | Ferri-Reed, Jan John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Diversity, Human Resources, Management

For the first time in history, corporate managers face the challenge of managing four generations at once: the Matures, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Generation Y (the Millennials). As Boomers get ready to retire en...

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