Purpose – The paper sets out to identify the key role that Jan-Erik Grojer's work on human resource costing and accounting played in linking initial developments in accounting for people with the more recent advances associated with the emergence of the intellectual capital concept.Design/methodology/approach – The paper is in the form of an essay that briefly considers the history of approaches to the challenge of accounting for people.Originality/value – The paper provides a provocative introduction to the topic of accounting for people and as such may be of value to both newcomers to the field and those who are simply intrigued by the idea itself.
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Journal of Human Resource Costing and Accounting (JHRCA)|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
- Accounting research
- Human capital
- Human resource accounting