Employees are investors.
Employees are investors of themselves. Investors of their time, yes. But for a company to succeed, it needs all staff to invest all of themselves. Not just their time.
Human Return on Human Investment
How might you be even more successful if you, your company, thought that way?
While I was at Procter and Gamble, there was an initiative to treat staff truly as human capital. Neither as assets nor as liabilities.
The framing question to ask as a manager is: “am I maximising the human return on human investment”?
This cuts both ways:
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