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Transforming HR in the digital era: Workforce analytics can move people specialists to the center of decision-making

PRERNA LAL (INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE)

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 11 May 2015

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Abstract

Purpose

Shows how workforce analytics can help human resource (HR) management specialists to be more effective in the digital era.

Design/methodology/approach

Draws on the author’s experience, plus a review of the literature.

Findings

Reveals how analytics have transformed ways of managing a diversified workforce and helped to put HR at the center of organizational decision-making.

Practical implications

Claims that the predictive power of analytics can help to make HR more effective.

Social implications

Highlights how analytics can help to fit the right people to the right jobs, ensure they receive the right training and the right pay and stay loyal to the organization.

Originality/value

Reveals that the power of analytics can be used to make virtually all HR functions more effective.

Keywords

Citation

LAL, P. (2015), "Transforming HR in the digital era: Workforce analytics can move people specialists to the center of decision-making", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 23 No. 3, pp. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-03-2015-0051

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2015, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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