If the rhetoric is true and people really are an organization's greatest asset, is it time for public companies to start sharing the value of that asset with investors, creditors and other interested parties? According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the American National Standards Institute Inc. (ANSI), the answer is yes. Following up on their cost-per-hire metric, SHRM and ANSI have teamed up once again to develop "Guidelines for Reporting Human Capital Metrics to Investors." The question is, will CFOs and other senior executives agree that reporting this information publicly is useful and effective?
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