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HR and Big Data; Jumping the Gun?

Big Data is unlikely to lead to the breakthroughs in understanding of what makes success unless organisations start to take into account the key intangibles such as relationships and culture. To understand performance or lack thereof, we need to look far beyond the capabilities, characteristics or behaviour of individuals. Instead, relationships, culture, other intangibles and contextual factors play a larger role in understanding performance. Continue reading Continue reading

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Getting the Right Numbers

The trailer came out recently for a new Brad Pitt movie (here), Moneyball, an adaptation of Michael Lewis’ book about the rise of the Oakland A’s baseball team, where General Manager Billy Beane was temporarily able to use innovative statistical … Continue reading

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