Chapter . Introduction: A Systematic Approach to Growing Your Human Capital

 

“Innovation in management principles and processes can create long-lasting advantage and produce dramatic shifts in competitive position. Over the past 100 years, management innovation, more than any other kind of innovation, has allowed companies to cross new performance thresholds.”

 
 --GARY HAMEL, 2006[1]

We often hear that people are the most important variable for an organization’s success. Yet do you know of a single corporation that can confidently state that its human assets are more valuable this year than last? How would one measure that?

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