W. Heather M. Fernando, Siti Khalidah Md Yusoff, Ali Khatibi, S. M. Ferdous Azam, S. R. S. N. Sudasinghe


Human Capital is embedded in individuals with intelligence, expertise, knowledge, skills and education pronouncement made by many scholars. There are different phenomena explained by Context Generic Human Capital (HC) and Specific Human Capital. Those organizations that plan, organized and manage HC strategically gain high Organizational Performance than those who don’t. HC revolves as a vital factor to win business competition in contemporary firms. HC can be distinguished as “General Human Capital” and “Specific Human Capital” whereas General HC may be utilized across jobs, firms and industries however Specific HC may be utilized for particular job or in a specific firm etc. The effective management integrates human capabilities to gain valuable, rare and inimitable practices consequently lead to Organizational Performance. The study results recorded a positive significance of Human Capital Practices on Organizational Performance.


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