THE DILEMMA OF INVESTING ON HUMAN RESOURCES: A RISKY INITIATIVE?

Abu Hena Mohammad Manzurul Arefin, Md Altab Hossin, Md Sajjad Hosain, Md Aktaruzzaman

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The only resource of an organization that has life and can be motivated is its employees. Like any other resources, this area also requires investment that involves risk. This paper aims at emphasizing the necessity of investing on human capital as well as the risks involved in such investment from firms’ perspective. The bases of this descriptive paper are the previous literatures only. The authors hope that this investigative paper and the suggestions made based on experts’ view will be helpful to the academicians for further research and the top level decision makers specially the HR departments to take investment decisions on their employees more wisely and with utmost care.

 

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human resources, investment, dilemma, risk, competitive advantage, firm

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