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What If Companies Managed People as Carefully as They Manage Money?

Harvard Business Review

According to Bain’s Macro Trends Group, the global supply of capital stands at nearly 10 times global GDP. A veritable alphabet soup (ROA, RONA, ROIC, ROCE, IRR, MVA, APV, and the like) exists to measure our financial capital. Financial capital is relatively abundant and cheap. How can we manage human capital better?