“Goods are uniform and people are unique.” Too obvious? Maybe, but with the success that supply chain management (SCM) has brought to manufacturers, it’s time to apply the same philosophy to human capital management (HCM). In today’s feature article, TEC HCM analyst Sherry Fox reviews Human Capital Supply Chains, a new book that provides expert advice on what works, what doesn’t, and how a simple SCM history lesson can change the way you manage your workforce.
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authors use many tips, diagrams, strategies, and references to key elements (such as JIT processes, metrics, and benchmarking standards) to illustrate their points. With a section called “Eight HCSCM Steps at a Glance,” the book outlines the inputs and outputs required to achieve a holistic approach to HCSCM (figure 1), as well as key process issues and metrics. Also, “Five Ways to Get Started” offers key points for developing your own road map to HCSCM. Figure 1. The Holistic HCSCM Process This b