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[Invitation] Join the SMS Panel Session on Strategic Human Capital, Social Impact, and Competitiveness (session 2523)

  • 1.  [Invitation] Join the SMS Panel Session on Strategic Human Capital, Social Impact, and Competitiveness (session 2523)

    Posted 09-25-2023 07:14

    Are you interested in how organizations and people can work together towards achieving superior performance and superior social impact? Join us at SMS in Toronto for an engaging panel discussion on "Strategic Human Capital, Social Impact, and Competitiveness" (session 2523)

    Date/Time: Sunday, 01st October 2023, 11:15am - 12:30pm EST<o:p></o:p>

    Location: Sheraton Centre (Room Birchwood) - Toronto (during the regular program of the SMS Annual Conference)<o:p></o:p>


    • Rajshree Agarwal (University of Maryland)
    • Marta Elvira (IESE)
    • Anita McGahan (University of Toronto)<o:p></o:p>
    • Lamar Piece (Washington University in St. Louis)<o:p></o:p>
    • Jasjit Singh (INSEAD)

    Session details: This session aims to promote a conversation about research on strategic human capital that studies not only human capital as a source of competitive advantage, but also as a resource that critically shapes the social impact of organizations. This panel will consist of an exchange of ideas between panelists and the audience about questions such as:<o:p></o:p>

    • What is a "strategic" human capital for social impact?<o:p></o:p>
    • Can organizations benefit from focusing on the "human" element of strategic human capital? If so, when, and how?<o:p></o:p>
    • How can organizations leverage advantages from strategic human capital while creating a positive social impact (to workers)?<o:p></o:p>
    • What knowledge and skills are critical for organizations/entrepreneurs to address grand challenges?<o:p></o:p>
    • What can pro-social/hybrid/public-sector organizations learn from existing strategic human capital theory? <o:p></o:p>
    • Which organizational and geographic contexts generate interesting research questions on strategic human capital, social impact, and competitiveness? <o:p></o:p>
    • How can researchers engage with organizations to foster this agenda?<o:p></o:p>

    Session Chair:<o:p></o:p>

    • Thomaz Teodorovicz (Copenhagen Business School)<o:p></o:p>

    Thomaz Teodorovicz
    Assistant Professor
    Copenhagen Business School