Master the first comprehensive, credible framework for measuring HR's value and the quality of its talent acquisition/management efforts! Reflecting their immense experience leading talent management and consulting on enterprise talent strategy, Linda Brenner and Tom McGuire introduce a powerful new metric: the Intellectual Capital Index (ICI). Built on extensive financial analysis of Fortune® 500 companies, ICI helps you rigorously identify specific areas of intellectual capital that drive the most value in your company, and refocus HR accordingly. Using it, you can:
More effectively quantify the return on your human capital investments
Measure the quality and value of your most important talent
Gain a deeper understanding of the drivers of value in their organization
Recognize the drivers of intellectual capital within their companies
Measure and improve talent quality: your most important talent metric
Brenner and McGuire help you finally overcome long-time controversies and obstacles to valuing talent. Using accepted financial techniques, you'll walk through:
Identifying which people and roles are producing disproportionate value
Determining the true asset of value of talent you don't "own"
Gaining deeper insight into the "active" and "inert" components of intellectual capital
Organizing structures and business processes to activate your talent and liberate latent value
Choosing and applying the most effective talent metrics
Refocusing HR on the talent issues, skills, and competencies that matter most
Talent Valuation offers indispensable tools and insights for C-level executives, HR leaders, strategists, investors, analysts, researchers, students – and anyone concerned with measuring, optimizing, and communicating the business value of talent.