Development and Learning in Organizations

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Article publication date: 27 June 2008



(2008), "Diary", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 22 No. 4. https://doi.org/10.1108/dlo.2008.08122dac.001



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Article Type: Diary From: Development and Learning in Organizations, Volume 22, Issue 4

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The future success of any organization is directly related to the capabilities, motivation and contribution of all its employees and the caliber of its leaders at all levels. Indeed, the one constant in today’s challenging and changing business landscape is people - human capital.

Human capital is the critical driver of organizational value as it is accepted that the only sustainable source of distinctive competitive advantage for organizations come from their human capital.

To build a great company, you need great people. To attract and retain great people, you need to build the HR infrastructure that supports growth. It represents the knowledge, skills and abilities that make it possible for people to do their jobs. Human capital development is about recruiting, supporting and investing in people, using a variety of means including education, training, coaching, mentoring, internships, organizational development and human resource management.

Asia HRD Congress 2008 is a forum for professionals around the world to share HRD practices. The key learning tracks for this year are:

  • human capital management in the global arena;

  • leadership;

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  • talent management; and

  • employer brand management.

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