Today, within the era of globalisation, the recognition and evaluation of intangible assets according to
IAS/IFRS or rather of human capital is on the agenda, at least since January 1st, 2005. Nevertheless,
human resource accounting is a rather young research area, which still has to prove itself. In practice
this is considered as a challenge. Business teams in companies are beginning to face this finance - and
capital market-oriented as well as personnel management task.
Chapter 9 - Employee development. In this chapter, the learning objectives are: Explain how employee development contributes to strategies related to employee retention, developing intellectual capital, and business growth; discuss the steps in the development planning process; explain the employees' and company's responsibilities in planning development;...
Nermien Al-Ali began her Intellectual Property (IP) career as the Managing Attorney of the IP
Department of one of Egypt’s leading international business law firms, Ibrachy & Dermarkar.
Then she counseled multinational clients on local and international IP laws and treaties. Her business
experience encouraged her to embark on researching models for managing IP and other
intellectual capital, leading to her teaching career.
The venture capital industry is small and hires only a select few each year.
Traditionally dominated by seasoned executives, many firms consist only of
general partners and an administrative staff.
• A bleak picture for undergrads, though a few larger firms hire young people
to do some of their basic legwork and analysis.
• Not much better for MBAs, though a few recent MBAs have been recruited
right out of business school or have even started their own funds.
Chapter 19 - Global human resource management. In this chapter, students will be able to understand: Summarize the strategic role of human resource management in the international business, identify the pros and cons of different approaches to staffing policy in the international business, explain why managers may fail to thrive in foreign postings, recognize how management development and training programs can increase the value of human capital in the international business firm.
Chapter 16 - Global human resource management. In this chapter, you will learn: Summarize the strategic role of human resource management in the international business, identify the pros and cons of different approaches to staffing policy in the international business, explain why managers may fail to thrive in foreign postings, recognize how management development and training programs can increase the value of human capital in the international business firm.
In this chapter, you will learn: Summarize the strategic role of human resource management in the international business, identify the pros and cons of different approaches to staffing policy in the international business, explain why managers may fail to thrive in foreign postings, recognize how management development and training programs can increase the value of human capital in the international business firm,...
The goals of this chapter are: Identify the recent changes that have caused companies to expand into international markets, discuss the four factors that most strongly influence HRM in international markets, list the different categories of international employees, identify the four levels of global participation and the HRM issues faced within each level.
Why does anyone invest money? Why place yourself at risk and expose yourself
to the volatility of the stock market? Why not just leave your capital in an
insured savings account?
Of course, there are logical answers to these questions. As an astute investor,
you already know that taking risk is an inherent part of investing your capital
anywhere. For example, you could opt to place all of your capital in an insured
account at your bank; in fact, many highly conservative investors do just that.
This option also involves risk, however...
The effort to achieve a single set of global accounting standards has gained
significant momentum during the past three years. The logic behind the development
of a single set of high-quality global accounting standards for the
world’s integrating capital markets has been evident for some time.
WHETHER WORKING WITH EXECUTIVES IN old or new companies—
a Fortune 500, a start-up, a venture capital firm, an investment
banking or management consulting firm, or a high tech, entertainment, consumer
products, or manufacturing company—one of the top challenges I
hear over and over is: How do we recruit, develop, and keep the best talent?
The refrain is the same in both boom years and down times. This challenge
is especially on organizations’ radar screens for MBAs and experienced talent.
Financial economics plays a far more prominent role in the training of economists than it did even
a few years ago.
This change is generally attributed to the parallel transformation in capital markets that has
occurred in recent years. It is true that trillions of dollars of assets are traded daily in ¯nancial
markets|for derivative securities like options and futures, for example|that hardly existed a
decade ago. However, it is less obvious how important these changes are.
It was a hot Saturday in August. A day to be etched
forever in the minds of millions. The day that a black
pastor from Atlanta, Georgia, stood before 250,000 people
on the National Mall in the capital city of the United
States. The day that a moment of history was
recorded. The day of “ I have a dream. ” And the day that
fundraising entered the fl at world.
The produce of the earth—all that is derived from its surface by the united application of labour, machinery, and capital, is divided among three classes of the community; namely, the proprietor of the land, the owner of the stock or capital necessary for its cultivation, and the labourers by whose industry it is cultivated.
Christopher L. Culp is an adjunct professor of finance at the Graduate
School of Business of the University of Chicago, where he
teaches graduate-level courses on derivatives, alternative risk
transfer, risk management, and investments. He also offers a graduate
seminar on insurance during winter quarters as a guest professor of risk
and insurance in the Institut für Finanzmanagement at Universität Bern
This book has two parents: Capitalism and Freedom, our earlier
book, published in 1962 (University of Chicago Press) ; and a
TV series, titled, like the book, "Free to Choose." The series will
be shown on the Public Broadcasting Service for ten successive
weeks in 1980.
Utilising the DaimlerChrysler human resources upgrade in one of South Africa’s least developed provinces as the basis, this is a well-developed case study of the relationship between human capital in host economies and international capital inflows. It describes how DaimlerChrysler
Chapter 2 - Understanding economics and how it affects business. The goals of this chapter are: Explain basic economic, what capitalism is and how free markets work; analyze the trend toward mixed economies; describe the economic system of the U.S., including the significance of key economic indicators (especially GDP), productivity and the business cycle;...
After reading this chapter, you will be able to: Define current assets and describe some common methods of managing them; identify some sources of short-term financing (current liabilities); summarize the importance of long-term assets and capital budgeting; specify how companies finance their operations and manage fixed assets with long-term liabilities, particularly bonds;...