People Data: How to Use and Apply Human Capital Metrics in Your Company

  • 2h 53m
  • Tine Huus
  • Palgrave Macmillan Ltd
  • 2015

People are an organizations' biggest asset and easily amount to 30% of company costs so even small improvements can have a bottom-line impact. People Data demystifies and simplifies the process of understanding and working with human capital metrics, a vital and growing idea within HR. It is not about Big Data systems; it is about the capability of identifying your business-specific people challenges, starting to measure them, and moving on to making data-supported, informed, and future-proof people decisions. With an easy-to-apply set of key metrics that managers can use in their daily leadership and management tasks, as well as examples of how to understand, share, and act on human capital metrics.

About the Author

Tine Huus has over 25 years of experience within organization development, change projects and consultancy, primarily within the high-tech industry. She has held management positions at Carlsberg, Nokia, Ramboll Group, and Nabisco Brands and was responsible for designing and implementing human capital metrics. She is currently based in Copenhagen and has lived in Finland, Ireland, and the UK.

In this Book

  • Why Bother about Human Capital Metrics?
  • Working Strategically with Human Capital
  • The Machine Room
  • Determining What Measures You Need
  • A Toolbox for Managers
  • Making it Happen
  • Limitations and Obstacles
  • Metrics for Skeptics
  • Calls to Action
  • Notes