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Word of the Day: human capital management



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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Overheard

“Human capital management systems encompass a range of capabilities, including performance management, succession planning, recruiting and orientation.”Sue Hildreth

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is human capital management, an approach to employee staffing that perceives people as assets (human capital) whose current value can be measured and whose future value can be enhanced through investment. Continued…

Related Terms

talent management software
talent analytics
enterprise resource planning
human resource management system
human resource information system

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