The Accenture Human Capital Development Framework: Assessing, Measuring and Guiding Investments in Human Capital to Achieve High Performance

To help organizations assess the return on their human capital investments, Accenture introduced a new assessment and analytic tool: the Accenture Human Capital Development Framework. The Accenture framework was developed by drawing on best practices and Accenture experience in human resource (HR) development, learning and knowledge management, workforce productivity, along with state-of-the-art measurement techniques. With the framework, an organization can better assess its core human … [ Read more ]

Mastering Learning Management

Recent Accenture research has shown that C-suite executives highly value the importance of learning in improving worker productivity and overall performance. But only 16 percent of executives are very satisfied with their learning programs. Here are some essential practices for mastering the learning function.

Harnessing the Power of an Engaged Workforce

Keeping employees engaged and aligned with the needs of the organization is the responsibility of executives at all levels. And for good reason: New research shows that the more engaged the workforce, the more innovative, productive and profitable the company.

Mastering Workforce Performance Appraisal

Recent research from the Accenture Institute for High Performance Business has underscored the fact that high-performance businesses get superior results from their employees by understanding their core skills and development needs, and by selectively investing in appropriate human capital processes and tools. The report summarizes three key sets of best practices that are vital to building and maintaining a valuable performance appraisal system.

Human Capital Development

Recent surveys reveal that although business executives firmly believe that people are the most important asset, most executives are at a loss to prove that investments in people lead to improved business results. Common metrics like economic value added (EVA™) and return on investment (ROI) shed little light on how an organization’s human assets are performing. They say even less about whether an organization’s people … [ Read more ]