The Business Case for HR Managing Human Capital to Optimize the Business of the Business
The Organizational Performance Puzzle
Let’s think of the three critical P’s of optimal organizational performance:
Regarding people, let’s refer to them as Human Capital (HC) because they are indeed one of your key assets. HC is one of three parts of the performance puzzle necessary to ensure successful business outcomes. With that operating premise, evaluate your people against the same criteria you use for your product and processes. All three need to be operating at peak performance in order to produce accelerated, sustainable business outcomes and growth. If any one of the three is not at maximum performance, the results of the other two will be compromised or decelerated.