Human Capital Management Publications

Builds and manages workforce based on organizational goals, budget considerations, and staffing needs. Ensures that employees are appropriately recruited, selected, appraised, and rewarded; takes action to address performance problems. Manages a multi-sector workforce and a variety of work situations.


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2017

  1. China Center Chart Dive: China's labor compensation share of GDP is on the rise; this should be good for consumption in the near-term

    August 2017

    High household savings rates have worked to constrain consumption in China for a long time. However, recent data suggests a decline in Chinese savings rates. This may partially explain the resilience of consumption growth in China, even as the country’s overall economic growth continues to slow.

  2. Human Capital in Europe: Forward-Thinking Strategies for Meeting the Decade's Challenges

    July 2017

    We find considerable alignment between what CEOs and HR executives of companies based in Europe view as their major challenges through 2020. 

  3. US Salary Increase Budgets for 2018

    July 2017

    The projected total median increase in budgets for 2018 across all employee categories remains at 3.00 percent overall, unchanged for more than half a decade.

  4. CEO Succession Practices: 2017 Edition

    July 2017

    CEO Succession Practices: 2017 Edition analyzes all CEO succession events at S&P 500 companies over the last 15 years with additional analysis based on 2017 survey findings.

  5. 25 Truths about M&A Integration: Insights from the Merger Integration Conference

    July 2017

    The need for transformative M&A deals is urgent. Deal volume is growing, deal rationales are changing, and the cultural and geographic scope of mergers is expanding. Communication and deal prep are paramount.

  6. 25 Truths about HR's Role in Mergers and Acquisitions: Insights from the HR M&A Lab

    July 2017

    HR has growing importance in mergers and acquisitions. Cross-border elements, global staffing issues, and complex value propositions are areas where HR can help drive deal value, along with due diligence and budgeting.

  7. China Center Chart Dive: Workforce skill gaps loom large for Made in China 2025

    June 2017

    Talent challenges are likely to drag on the progress of China’s major new plan to modernize and upgrade its manufacturing sector, the controversial and contentious “Made in China 2025” initiative.

  8. Drafting the 'Dream Team': Leveraging Analytics to Acquire Top Talent in Asia

    June 2017

    Using workforce analytics, organizations can systematically examine and evaluate the quality of their talent acquisition strategies to identify and implement the most effective means for finding talent. 

  9. Immigration Policy That Works: Bringing Foreign-Born Workers into High-Shortage Occupations to Grow Our Economy

    June 2017

    This policy brief recommends steps to reform immigration policy, including suggestions for employing both native-born workers and immigrants to flexibly address looming labor shortages.

  10. 25 Truths about Leadership Development: Insights from the 2017 Leadership Development Conference

    June 2017

    What makes a leader? While leadership roles may be formal and staid, leadership development professionals are finding that even employees without managerial authority can influence the business culture of an organization.

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