Why Education Can Help Drive Investment Risk
Online learning opportunities are exploding to the point where legions of the newly educated are becoming available worldwide.
Can You ‘Day Trade’ Talent to Hedge Risk?
If you believe in the concept of using investment diversification as a hedge, think about using different talent scenarios to hedge against future business outcomes.
Chasing Venus: Why CFOs Should Care about People Metrics
Finance chiefs and human resources will have to collaborate more effectively if the new effort to standardize human-capital metrics reporting is to create maximum benefit.
Does Finance Play Second Fiddle to HR?
Counterintuitively, finance executives actually spend less of their time acting as strategic business partners than do human-resources managers.
Do Your HR Leaders Spend Enough Time on Strategic Partnership?
The question brings to mind another, related one: Does human resources spend &splt;i>too much&splt;/i> time on it?
Human Capital in the Cloud
Your most pivotal human capital in the future may not be your employees, or even contractors or temps you hire.
For McDonald’s, Workers over 60 Are Precious Inventory
Optimizing human-capital inventory is a lot like doing so for traditional inventory: the 80-20 rule applies.
Is Human-Capital R*I*S*K a Four-Letter Word?
Rather than something to avoid at all costs, people-related risk should be optimized to a company's strategic goals and industry standards.
Survival in the World of Radical Talent Management
At a time when leadership priorities are shifting ever faster, considering some previously untapped approaches to human capital may be the key to continued growth.
What Do Your HR Practices Tell Your Employees?
Leaders and those they lead may have very different impressions about “how things work around here.”
Pinpointing Your Pivotal Talent
Distinguishing between &doublequot;important&doublequot; and &doublequot;pivotal&doublequot; workers does not always get the attention it deserves, even though companies routinely make the distinction when it comes to investments in assets or operational processes.