Why Human Capital is Important for Organizations

People Come First

Editors: Manuti, A., palma, P. de, de Palma, Pasquale Davide (Eds.)

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This book encompasses eleven chapters dealing with some of the most important issues in the field of human resource management through the exploration of four key themes: drawing the scenario, the pivots of human capital, measuring human capital, and good practices from abroad.

About the authors

Dr. Amelia Manuti is Assistant Professor and researcher in Work and Organizational Psychology at the University of Bari, Italy. She attained her PhD in Psychology of Communication. Her main research interests refer to the meaning of working in school-to-university and university-to-work transitions, vocational guidance, formal and informal learning, organizational identification, work values, and organizational communication. Since 2001 she has been a member of the European Network of Work and Organizational Psychologists and of the International Association of Applied Psychology. She is also an active member of the Italian Association of Psychology and of the Collaborative Knowledge Building Group. Since 2007 she has been secretary of the International Association of Applied Psycholinguistics. She has taken part in many national and international research projects in the field of work and organizational psychology.

Pasquale Davide de Palma graduated from the University of Bari, Italy, in Psychological Sciences and Techniques. He is expert in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Social Recruiting and Social HC. Pasquale's interests are focused on human capital management; in particular, he aims to promote the use of human capital financial statements within organizations. He received two master's degrees in human resources management from MIDIFORM Business School (Italy), and Spegea Business School (Italy), and a postgraduate qualification as a marketing expert. He is coauthor and editor of The Work Lost and Found (2012). He maintains the website www.dashumankapital.com.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Work between Fordism and Post-Fordism

    Pisani, Giacomo

    Pages 3-13

  • Job Fatigue and the Emancipation of Workers: Past Scenarios and Future Perspectives

    Costantino, Nicola (et al.)

    Pages 14-32

  • Organizational Resilience and Individual Employability: Psychological Capital and Change Management

    Manuti, Amelia

    Pages 33-49

  • Entrepreneurial Employees

    Bretones, Francisco Diaz

    Pages 53-61

  • Leading with Heart: The Impact of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

    Rhee, Kenneth S. (et al.)

    Pages 62-75

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Why Human Capital is Important for Organizations
Book Subtitle
People Come First
Editors
  • A. Manuti
  • P. de palma
  • Pasquale Davide de Palma
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-41080-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137410801
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-41078-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48907-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 198
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