Human Capital And Global Business Strategy

Author: Howard Thomas
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107033152
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Human capital - the performance and the potential of people in an organization - has become an increasingly important issue. With a strong practitioner focus, this book provides business leaders and HR professionals with new insights into how to improve business performance through a strategic approach to human capital.

Human Capital And Global Business Strategy

Author: Howard Thomas
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107656591
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Human capital - the performance and the potential of people in an organisation - has become an increasingly urgent issue for business leaders. Dramatic demographic shifts, the globalisation of organisations, increasing business complexity, and generational differences are causing many organisations to place a more deliberate focus on human capital as a key element in strategic planning and execution. This book helps business leaders determine how to address human capital as part of their business strategy, to drive value and realise the potential of the organisation. Topics are presented clearly, allowing readers to quickly grasp and apply key concepts and ideas. The authors share both their academic research and practical experience from around the world, providing first-hand case studies and examples to help bring theoretical topics to life. With a strong practitioner focus, this book will provide business leaders and HR professionals with new insights into how to improve business performance through a unique, strategic approach to human capital.

High Impact Human Capital Strategy

Author: Jack Phillips
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 0814436072
Size: 62.30 MB
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Traditionally, human resources has focused on recruiting good people, preparing them for assignments, motivating them to perform, and retaining them. These functions remain essential, but to be successful in turbulent times like ours, human capital strategy needs to be broader and much more far-reaching. High-Impact Human Capital Strategy examines 12 critical forces that must be considered: globalization, changes in workforce demographics, skill shortages and mismatches in labor markets, environmental matters, and more. It shows how to incorporate each into an effective overall plan, and how to translate that plan into action. You'll learn to design human capital programs that: Connect with business measures * Achieve positive ROI * Ensure critical talent is in place * Boost engagement * Address work/life balance and other social issues * Reduce the need to outsource Case studies and step-by-step guidelines help you move beyond hiring-training-benefits functions, to develop human capital strategies that deliver measurable value in the face of ongoing challenges.

Strategic Human Capital Development And Management In Emerging Economies

Author: Bhattacharya, Anshuman
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522519750
Size: 25.61 MB
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The analysis and implementation of effective human resources strategies creates opportunities for organizational success. By utilizing such intangible assets, businesses can gain competitive advantage and enhance productivity. Strategic Human Capital Development and Management in Emerging Economies is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly research on the intersection of globalization, organizational behavior, and human capital management in the context of developing nations. Covering a range of business-oriented topics, such as job proficiency, corporate social responsibility, and burnout syndrome, this book is ideally designed for managers, researchers, academics, professionals, and graduate students interested in sustainable management of human behavior in modern organizations.

Hr Strategy

Author: Paul Kearns
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781856178150
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With a huge proportion of organizations' expenditure related to their human resources and recent economic pressures making companies more lean that ever, it has never been more important for HR professionals to think and act strategically, and turn their people planning into profit. Focused on HR as a key tool for competitive advantage and sustainable success, "HR Strategy" demonstrates how to develop a winning human resource strategy working backwards from the results you want to see towards a workable, measurable plan for managing human capital. Tap into the needs of individual employees to unleash their maximum value with this concise, easy-to-read book that takes a practical, how-to approach, covering the wide-angle theory and the day-to-day practice. This new edition includes: updated case studies to demonstrate strategies work in different organizational contexts; thorough revision throughout to incorporate the latest theories, developments, tools and measures; increased focus on the questions you need to ask yourself about your organization's drivers and values in order to make real changes from the ground level up. Paul Kearns is a respected HR strategy consultant and recognised authority in measuring the financial impact of human capital strategies. He has taught HR-business strategy at MBA level for over 10 years and has a growing reputation in the UK and worldwide, as seen by his appearance in "HR Magazine's" Most Influential list of 2008. This new edition features updated case studies and thorough revision throughout to incorporate the latest theories, developments, tools and measures. It comes now with increased focus on the questions you need to ask yourself about your organization's drivers and values in order to make real changes from the ground level up. It is written by recognised leading consultant featured in "HR Magazine's" Most Influential list of 2008

Strategic Approaches For Human Capital Management And Development In A Turbulent Economy

Author: Ordóñez de Pablos, Patricia
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466645318
Size: 69.87 MB
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Companies and organizations are increasingly more aware of the importance of people and their knowledge for dealing with economic scenarios as well as their relationships developed both inside and outside of the company. Strategic Approaches for Human Capital Management and Development in a Turbulent Economy examines the useful information developed by individuals presented within organizational structures, routines, and company policies. This book is an international platform for academics, researchers, lecturers, decision makers, and policy makers in order to enhance their understanding and collaboration in issues of knowledge management and human resource management.

Strategic International Human Resource Management

Author: Stephen J. Perkins
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749443573
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Given the rise of globalization, companies increasingly need to adopt an international human resource management (IHRM) strategy. Strategic International Human Resource Management discusses all the elements that make up the IHRM portfolio. It considers the consequences of international cultures on employee performance and welfare and explores the consequences (such as diversity issues) of the various employee resourcing options, for example: hiring local staff vs. international appointments. It also examines training and development in an international environment and the complexities of multinational reward management practice. Drawing on practical experiences from around the world, this book demonstrates how to design and implement a human resource strategy within the context of an overall business strategy for global expansion. This second edition looks at the trends and managerial priorities that look set to influence decision-making in SIHRM in the coming decade. Formerly published as Globalization - The People Dimension.

Short Introduction To Strategic Human Resource Management

Author: Wayne F. Cascio
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107027810
Size: 33.32 MB
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Leading authors explain strategic and risk management approach to human resource management. Numerous examples in every chapter illustrate key points.

Human Capital Management

Author: Mark Salsbury
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781492721680
Size: 44.63 MB
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We're constantly looking for ways to make our companies or organizations more successful.We often ask ourselves: “What can we do to develop and drive maximum organizational performance?“ “How can we separate ourselves from the competition?” “How can we build a long-term sustainable advantage?” It used to be that organizations could differentiate themselves through such means as product leadership, advanced technology, geographic coverage or process management tools and systems. But in today's ultra-competitive global business environment, these advantages are short-term and temporary. The reality is that the only long-term sustainable advantage that remains is the “people.” However, leveraging your workforce as a practice isn't so easy to understand, let alone accomplish… unless you have a roadmap or path to help you along the way. Human Capital Management: Leveraging Your Workforce for a Competitive Advantage is just that. Your roadmap to maximizing your most important organizational asset: your people. This roadmap is centered on Human Capital Management as a practice, and focuses on how to successfully implement organizational goals that are heavily reliant on the collective efforts of the people in your organization. This book is practical, and from a seasoned business executive's point of view. It's relevant for any size organization, both for profit and not-for-profit. Real-life examples are included to support the principles and key learning points. This book was written primarily for people who are in a position to directly and significantly influence an organization through its human capital, that is, CEOs, HR managers and other leaders who are charged with the responsibility to make their organizations successful. It's also applicable to aspiring managers, professionals, and students who can learn new organizational and management techniques that will be helpful to them as they navigate their careers. Whether you're a student aspiring to be a business leader, an already seasoned exec or someone who would like to climb the ranks of their company, this book has plenty of resources to offer with supporting anecdotes that can help not only you, but your organization benefit as a whole.

Global Trends In Human Resource Management

Author: Edward E. Lawler III
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804794553
Size: 53.40 MB
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Since 1995, USC's Center for Effective Organizations (CEO) has conducted the definitive longitudinal study of the human resource management function in organizations. By analyzing new data every three years since then, the Center has been able to consistently chart changes in how HR is organized and managed, while at the same time providing guidance on how professionals in the field can drive firm performance. Global Trends in Human Resource Management, the seventh report from CEO, provides the newest findings about what makes HR successful and how it can add value to organizations today. Edward E. Lawler III and John W. Boudreau conclude that HR is most powerful when it plays a strategic role, makes use of information technology, has tangible metrics and analytics, and integrates talent and business strategies. To adapt to the demands of a changing global marketplace, HR is increasingly required to span the boundaries between its function, the organization as a whole, and the dynamic environment within which it operates. This report tracks changes in a global sample of firms that shows how HR differs across Europe, the U.S., and Asia, providing an international benchmark against which to measure a company's practice and shows how HR can adapt in a rapidly changing landscape.