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A systems approach for human capital management

Patrice Jackson (Focused Logistics, Lockheed Martin, Edinburg, Virginia, USA)

VINE

ISSN: 0305-5728

Article publication date: 30 October 2007

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to suggest a model for knowledge asset management as a foundation for correlating human capital management to organizational performance.

Design/methodology/approach

A systems engineering approach is suggested as a model where inputs develop the knowledge asset, mechanisms inventory the asset and outputs utilize the asset.

Findings

In the knowledge economy, people are an organization's most valuable asset, yet a methodology that correlates their value to organizational performance. is lacking The goal is to propose a knowledge asset model for human capital management. Future research will be performed to substantiate the model and develop a measurement instrument to investigate the correlation between knowledge asset management and organizational performance.

Originality/value

This paper suggests moving people to the center of an asset management model to correlate their value to an organization's performance.

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Citation

Jackson, P. (2007), "A systems approach for human capital management", VINE, Vol. 37 No. 4, pp. 399-403. https://doi.org/10.1108/03055720710838470

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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