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    Why Human Capital Management Matters

    At the heart of human capital management is how a company motivates and invests in its workforce. It recognizes that human capital is a critical asset in driving long-term value and that there’s a clear correlation between human capital management and return on investment. A few decades ago, the hot boardroom topics were profit and loss and balance sheet centric, but there’s been a shift to looking at how human capital management fuels long-term business value.

    While interest in human capital management certainly isn’t new, events in 2020 and 2021 have had a profound impact on corporate governance and responsibility. As the economy reopens, many CEOs see this as an opportune time to reevaluate their business vision, mission, and purpose; how they will spearhead an equitable and inclusive pandemic recovery; and the legacy they want to leave with the world.

    At the heart of human capital management is how a company motivates and invests in its workforce. It recognizes that human capital is a critical asset in driving long-term value and that there’s a clear correlation between human capital management and return on investment. A few decades ago, the hot boardroom topics were profit and loss and balance sheet centric, but there’s been a shift to looking at how human capital management fuels long-term business value.

    While interest in human capital management certainly isn’t new, events in 2020 and 2021 have had a profound impact on corporate governance and responsibility. As the economy reopens, many CEOs see this as an opportune time to reevaluate their business vision, mission, and purpose; how they will spearhead an equitable and inclusive pandemic recovery; and the legacy they want to leave with the world.

    Find out five more examples of how company values are shifting. Download the human capital management whitepaper →

    How Company Values Are Shifting

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