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Humane Capital: How to Create a Management Shift to Transform Performance and Profit by [Hlupic, Vlatka]

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A powerful, and provocative, blend of case studies, research, and practical implications for making business more personal and personal more humane. - David Burkus, author of Friend of a Friend and Under New Management

Humane Capital presents a well-researched argument for the growing importance of humanizing business and Vlatka's narrative incorporates several compelling case studies that demonstrate that 'doing good' is actually 'good business'. - Sangeet Paul Choudary, best-selling author of Platform Revolution and Platform Scale, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, Top 10 HBR contributor, Founder of Platformation Labs

The importance of human quality is critical to organizational success. Vlatka's Humane Capital will make a difference for business leaders and organizations. - Subir Chowdhury, best-selling author, CEO of ASI Consulting Group, Thinkers50 management thought leader

Humane Capital is an outstanding read from a management scholar who has worked extensively with leaders and businesses. It highlights the thoughts and reflections of 59 business leaders in a lively and entertaining way, many nuggets of wisdom here! - Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE, 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology $ Health, ALLIANCE Manchester Business School, President of the CIPD, President of the British Academy of Management, Immediate Past President of RELATE, President of the Institute of Welfare, Lifetime Achievement Award recipient from HR Magazine

Vlatka Hlupic's new book is full of interesting insights and observations. The book will be interesting for all who want to be a successful manager in today's rapidly changing world. - --Oleg Elshin, Nobel Prize nominee, President, CEO at Terra Seismic

Vlatka's contribution pushes an open door in the direction of how the Fourth Industrial Revolution envisions the role of organizations in the 21st century: Maximizing Human Well-Being. The underlying understanding that building organizations around human centered systems is of cardinal importance, is what makes of this book a wonderful journey, entrenched in some of the most emerging organizational theories as well as applications on the nature of firms today. A must read. - Professor Mark Esposito, Professor of Business and Economics, Harvard University's Division of Continuing Education, an Institutes Council co-leader at the Microeconomics of Competitiveness program at Harvard Business School

How do you humanize an organization where employees are passionate to work? How do you build a high-performance culture that combines profits and principles? Using dozens of engaging case studies, Vlatka addresses these critical questions in this excellent book. - Professor Sunil Gupta, the Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration and Chair of the General Management Program at Harvard Business School

This is a timely book - engagement levels remain stubbornly low - a crushing waste of human potential. This passionate book seeks to address this problem and to create work places which are life affirming. The argument is enriched with lively case studies and interview material. It deserves to be widely read. - Professor Gareth Jones, Visiting Professor IE Business School, Madrid, Fellow at London Business School

Rich with case studies and stories, Vlatka deftly details the critical importance of a humane and purpose-driven workplace. - --Dan Pontefract, Author of Open to Think, The Purpose Effect and Flat Army, and Chief Envisioner of TELUS.

With rapidly mounting challenges in the social, economic and environmental sectors, Vlatka Hlupic offers with Humane Capital a meaningful insight into the world of Leadership in business and non-profit organizations. Vlatka gives guidance with inspiring examples on how and why we need to transform and shift our traditional business by embracing a holistic perspective. - Alfred Tolle, Former Director at Google, CEO of Wisdom Together e.V. a non-profit association registered in Germany

Vlatka had studied an incredible list of 'humane' companies and distilled the practices that more fully engage employees. These are incredible cases and even better insights that can be adapted to any organization. This book reinforces the importance of taking care of people who will take care of customers and others. Very well done! - --Dave Ulrich, Professor of business at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, co-founder of The RBL Group, Wall Street Journal Business Best-selling author (The Why of Work), Lifetime Achievement Award recipient from HR Magazine, in Thinke

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Vlatka Hlupic is an international award-winning thought leader. She is Professor of Business and Management at the University of Westminster; Visiting Professor at Birkbeck University of London; a former Adjunct Faculty at London Business School; a consultant/Visiting Faculty for Said Business School and a global faculty member of FT/IE Corporate Learning Alliance. Vlatka is also a founder and CEO of The Management Shift Consulting Ltd and the Drucker Society London. She has won numerous international awards for her work on The Management Shift® approach and was voted one of the Most Influential Thinkers in the world in 2015, 2016 and 2017 by HR magazine. As a renowned professional keynote and TEDx speaker, Vlatka regularly presents at major business events worldwide, including events at the Houses of Parliament, European Commission, Home Office, The Economist and Financial Times. She has published more than 200 academic articles, including the award winning 'To be a Better Leader, Give up Authority', Harvard Business Review, December 2009. Vlatka is also a management consultant and Board adviser, helping organisations worldwide substantially to improve performance, engagement, innovation and profit. She has advised major international organizations including the House of Commons, GlaxoSmithKline, BP, The National Health Service, Learndirect, Brand Velocity USA, the Drucker Institute USA, the Croatian Government and the Hungarian National Bank.

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  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Business; 1 edition (18 Oct. 2018)
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  • Language: English
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