Social Capital. What is it and why do we care?
BY GREGORY ASHLEY, PH.D.
Posted: October 21, 2010
While the nuances and intangibility of social capital make a concise definition elusive, the benefits of having it are innumerable. Hard to imitate, and invaluable to those who possess it, the idea of social capital has evolved from the first use of the term, in the early 20th century. Discover how to hone the skills needed to build and harness the power of social capital and learn how to apply it both for the benefit of yourself and your organization.
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Gregory Ashley, Ph.D.
Research Associate, Bellevue University's Human Capital Lab
Resources on this topic:
Advancing Performance: Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® for Targeted Results
The Evolving Standard for Human Capital Reporting
Understanding How Personality Influences Leaders' Information Preferences