Bangladesh is a poor performer in the knowledge economy index. We cannot afford this anymore when we target to be a model performer in growth and development. We cannot let our growth potential sag in the near future. To reverse the weakness in the knowledge base, the banking industry, as one of the biggest employers of the nation, must come forward to change its attitude in handling human resources. More humane approaches are warranted. We need to not only let bankers make balance sheets but also strike a work-life balance through which their day-to-day pleasure and productivity will swell up.

Humane banking for human capital