“Developing an effective human capital strategy enables nonprofits to grow, scale, and achieve greater impact”
(2013 Audio lecture from the Stanford Social Innovation Review’s Nonprofit Management Institute),
"Human capital can be the most significant distinguishing factor to
create the superior intellectual capital necessary for bringing new and
improved offerings to the marketplace, increasing productivity and
enabling strategic change” (Cornell University ILR School report, 2004,
Making Human Capital the Creative Core of Strategy Execution).
“The board should spend at least as much time on human-capital issues as it does on the allocation of financial and physical capital” (Walking the Talk with Talent (2008) by Edward Lawler III in Capturing the People Advantage).