What it is and Why People Invest it
By (author) Thomas O. Davenport
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Human Capital by Thomas O. Davenport
Book DescriptionNo longer mere company "assets," today's in-demand workers have become free agents who can and do invest their ability, behavior, and energy-their human capital-in the companies of their choice. And the companies they choose, the companies that will win in the marketplace, will be the ones that know how to create and deliver the best return on that investment. In this book, author Thomas O. Davenport explores the dynamics of this emerging workplace phenomenon and describes specific strategies that companies and workers can use to build mutually beneficial relationships in the new knowledge economy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470436813
(233mm x 160mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Jossey Bass Wiley
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Thomas O. Davenport
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In this book the author explains that managers must build human capital and engender employee engagement by managing them almost not at all, by attending instead to the factors and circumstances that make them successful. In other words, managers must play their role from offstage and out of the limelight .
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Author Biography - Thomas O. Davenport
THOMAS O. DAVENPORT is a principal with Towers-Perrin, an international strategy, organization, and human resources consulting firm. Formerly, he was responsible for operations management at JAMS/Endispute, one of the nation's largest mediation and arbitration companies. He lives in San Francisco.
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