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Unrealized Potential: The High Cost of Gender Inequality in Earnings

Globally, countries are losing $160 trillion in wealth because of differences in lifetime earnings between women and men. This amounts to an average of $23,620 for each person in the 141 countries studied by the World Bank Group in a new report released recently. The study, Unrealized Potential: The High Cost of Gender Inequality in …
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IESE Cities in Motion Index 2018

The fifth edition of the Cities in Motion Index (CIMI) evaluates cities’ level of development in relation to nine key areas or dimensions: Economy, Human Capital, Social Cohesion, Environment, Governance, Urban Planning, International Outreach, Technology, and Mobility and Transportation. The CIMI 2018 edition includes 165 cities, including 74 capitals, representing more than 80 countries. To …
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Human Capital Report 2013

The World Economic Forum in collaboration with Mercer has published the “Human Capital Report 2013”. The study measures how countries are developing and deploying their most precious resource by encompassing aspects of education, health, the workforce and the enabling environment. It covers 122 countries. While there is a strong correlation between national income and human …
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Retooling HR: using proven business tools to make better decisions about talent by John W. Boudreau (Harvard Business Press, 2010)

Based on Synopsis from the Publisher  HR professionals have made major strides toward becoming strategic partners. But they need to do more – by generating value through savvy decisions about talent. HR leaders typically assume that, to make such decisions, they must develop sophisticated analytical tools from scratch. Even then, the resulting tools often fail …
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