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People CMM; a framework for human capital management, 2d ed.


People CMM; a framework for human capital management, 2d ed.

Curtis, Bill et al.



674 pages



SEI series; management of human resources


Software quality consultant Curtis, Hefley (Carnegie Mellon U., and Miller (Software Engineering Institute) are the developers of the People Capability Maturity Model (People CMM), a proven set of human capital management practices that provide a roadmap for continuously improving the capability of an organization's workforce, which is explained in detail in this text. An update to the 2001 People CMM, Version 2, the second edition features revised content of many practices in the People CMM; a new chapter containing eight case studies of People CMM around the world and across varied industries, from hospitality and services to high technology and pharmaceuticals; and a new chapter describing the Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPI) with People CMM. For professionals involved in organizational development and implementation of human capital strategies, workforce management or development, and organizational culture transformation.

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