1 Human Capital: Evolution and Dimensions

DOI: 10.4324/9781003195894-1

1.1 Introduction

The turbulent economic environment, the influx of disruptive technologies, and the catastrophes of the COVID-19 have staggeringly disruptive impacts on the business landscape. These disruptions have reinforced what we already know: that human capital plays a crucial role not only in economic growth but also in fighting against crisis, disruptions, and chaos. In contrast to the other crisis, e.g., financial crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic is a humanitarian crisis at its core. Hence, human capital strategist, policy makers, and leaders have remained the centre of attention in the organizations to respond to this disruption. Further, given the present socio-economic ...

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