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It is often said that the only true source of sustained competitive advantage is people. But what does that mean and how can this be measured and managed? How many organizations know whether their human capital outperforms their competitors', or even whether it improves year-over-year? And what is the strategy for continually improving that performance?The "New Human Capital Strategy" is a roadmap for delivering measurable business results by systematically improving the performance of those in roles most important to customers and shareholders. Proposing a radical shift in the way organizations measure and manage their people, the book asserts that competitive advantage is a function of four areas of strength: effective executive teams; leaders who deliver results; outperforming competitors in key positions; and workforce performance. Using examples, research, and metrics, this essential guide provides readers with a system for ensuring that their people are more valuable this year than the last.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780814409275
ISBN-10: 081440927X
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 160mm x 30mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Amacom
Publisher: Amacom
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Bradley W. Hall

Bradley W. Hall, Ph.D. (Brookfield, CT) has been a senior HR executive for several top companies, including ABN AMRO Bank in Amsterdam, IBM, and AT&T Global Services. He is now head of the consulting firm Hall & Company, Inc. and teaches in Duke University's corporate education program.