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

Harvard Business Review

A veritable alphabet soup (ROA, RONA, ROIC, ROCE, IRR, MVA, APV, and the like) exists to measure our financial capital. But today’s great CEOs need to be equally great at managing human capital. How can we manage human capital better? Measure it. As the adage goes, you can’t manage what you can’t measure.