HUMAN capital

HUMAN capital

 
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 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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The One Thing You Need to Know Buckingham, Marcus Free Press , 2005 Human Resources, Leadership, Management, Personal Growth

In his first best seller, First, Break All the Rules, Buckingham, breaking with conventional wisdom, offered managers valuable guidelines on how to avoid the mistake of coercing their employees into overcoming their...

 
 
Leveraging The New Human Capital Burud, Sandra | Tumolo, Marie Davies-Black Publishing , 2004 Diversity, Human Resources, Management, Personal Growth

According to Burud and Tumolo, people live and work differently today than they did in the past. Because employees no longer have the “invisible” support of the home-based partner who backed workers of the Industrial...

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Coaching Corporate MVPs Butteriss, Margaret John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Human Resources, Leadership Development, Management

For clues to finding success in the changing global marketplace, smart CEOs need only look to the world of sports, says author Margaret Butteriss in her book "Coaching Corporate MVPs. " Just like on the basketball...

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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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Investing In People Cascio, Wayne | Boudreau, John FT Press , 2008 Business Strategy, Economics & Finance, Human Resources, Leadership, Productivity

Decisions about talent, human capital, and organizational effectiveness are increasingly central to the strategic success of virtually all organizations. Unfortunately, these decisions are often addressed with limited...

 
 
Lost Knowledge DeLong, David W. Oxford University Press , 2005 Human Resources, Management, Productivity

The fact that baby boomers are retiring is probably news to no one. What is not widely publicized is that employees who have spent their entire career, or most of their career, with one company or organization, are...

 
 
Talent Edward E. Lawler III Jossey-Bass , 2008 Business Strategy, Human Resources, Management

Although human capital is potentially the most powerful source of competitive advantage, in today’s global business environment, it is becoming increasingly difficult to design organizations that can turn talent into...

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The ROI of Human Capital Fitz-enz, Jac Amacom , 2000 Human Resources, Leadership, Productivity

Although current conventional wisdom says that people (human capital), rather than money, facilities, or equipment, are the lifeblood assets of any business, still there is no reliable means of quantifying the...