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Human capital risk


Themes: Organisational behaviour

Human capital riskNot since the winter of discontent in 1979 has our economic and social well-being, societally and personally, been so dependent on how effectively people, as human capital, are managed. Ineffective HRM can inhibit organisational performance, destroy value and competitiveness; Dr Jonathan Trevor, Lecturer in Human Resources & Organisations at Cambridge Judge Business School, explains how the current financial crisis is an example of just such a human capital crisis.