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HR analytics: A study into the current state of HR analytics and predictions for its future

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 9 October 2017

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Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

It was suggested that the future of HR analytics depends on integration within a company. There needs to be an updated and inclusive IT infrastructure for centralized data storing. HR analytics will move from simple statistical reporting to evidence-based predictive decision-making. It was also found that the future of HR analytics might mean it ceases to exist as a separate function, if it is subsumed in a centralized analytics function, overarching all business disciplines.

Practical implications

The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2017), "HR analytics: A study into the current state of HR analytics and predictions for its future", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 25 No. 7, pp. 9-11. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-08-2017-0137

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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