The New Human Capital Strategy

Improving the Value of Your Most Important Investment--Year After Year

The New Human Capital Strategy

Author: Bradley W. Hall, Ph.D.
Pub Date: January 2008
Print Edition: $22.95
Print ISBN: 9780814420034
Page Count: 256
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814409596

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Overview

A step-by-step plan for systematically improving the value of an organization's most crucial asset: its people.

It is often said that the only true source of sustained competitive advantage is people. But what does that mean and how can this be measured and managed? How many organizations know whether their human capital outperforms their competitors’, or even whether it improves year-over-year? And what is the strategy for continually improving that performance?

The New Human Capital Strategy is a roadmap for delivering measurable business results by systematically improving the performance of those in roles most important to customers and shareholders. Proposing a radical shift in the way organizations measure and manage their people, the book asserts that competitive advantage is a function of four areas of strength:

• effective executive teams

• leaders who deliver results

• outperforming competitors in key positions

• workforce performance

Using examples, research, and metrics, this essential guide provides readers with a system for ensuring that their people are more valuable this year than the last.

About the Author

Bradley W. Hall, Ph.D. (Brookfield, CT) has been a senior HR executive for several top companies, including ABN AMRO Bank in Amsterdam, IBM, and AT&T Global Services. He is now head of the consulting firm Hall & Company, Inc. and teaches in Duke University's corporate education program.

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