HR gets credit for market valueBy David Brown05/20/2002|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/17/2002 HR can generate wealth for shareholders, but its contributions are greatest when human capital practices are aligned with the company’s market orientation, according to new research. Many factors contribute to the difference in market value between two companies, but the study conducted by Andersen consulting attempted to determine how much of the difference could be attributed to HR. The answer? Almost half. “We learned that human capital practices explain as much as 43 per cent of the difference in the market-to-book value of one company compared to another,” states the report To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.