Dimensions of human capital and firm performance: Micro-firm context

Khan, Eijaz Ahmed, and Quaddus, Mohammed (2018) Dimensions of human capital and firm performance: Micro-firm context. IIMB Management Review, 30 (3). pp. 229-241.

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Abstract

The objective of the paper is twofold: first, to examine the dimensions of human capital with respect to a measurement model; second, to test the direct and mediating relationships between human capital dimensions and firm performance. A mixed method research design was used. Results suggest a formative construct of demographic and psychographic factors. We found a positive effect of demographic and psychographic factors on firm performance, as also a positive effect of demographic factor on psychographic factor. Further, results indicate the mediation effect of psychographic factor on firm performance. Finally, this study discusses several theoretical and practical implications of the findings.

Item ID: 76665
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 2212-4446
Keywords: Micro-firm; Human capital; Demographic; Psychographic; Content analysis; Partial least square approach
Copyright Information: © 2018 Published by Elsevier Ltd on behalf of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license. (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/)
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2022 04:17
FoR Codes: 35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3507 Strategy, management and organisational behaviour > 350716 Small business organisation and management @ 100%
SEO Codes: 15 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 1503 Management and productivity > 150302 Management @ 100%
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