The Power of People

How Successful Organizations Use Workforce Analytics To Improve Business Performance

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Author: Nigel Guenole,Jonathan Ferrar,Sheri Feinzig

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0134544544

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

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Learn from Today’s Most Successful Workforce Analytics Leaders Transforming the immense potential of workforce analytics into reality isn’t easy. Pioneering practitioners have learned crucial lessons that can help you succeed. The Power of People shares their journeys—and their indispensable insights. Drawing on incisive case studies and vignettes, three experts help you bring purpose and clarity to any workforce analytics project, with robust research design and analysis to get reliable insights. They reveal where to start, where to find stakeholder support, and how to earn “quick wins” to build upon. You’ll learn how to sustain success through best-practice data management, technology usage, partnering, and skill building. Finally, you’ll discover how to earn even more value by establishing an analytical mindset throughout HR, and building two key skills: storytelling and visualization. The Power of People will be invaluable to HR executives establishing or leading analytics functions; HR professionals planning analytics projects; and any business executive who wants more value from HR.

Predictive HR Analytics

Mastering the HR Metric

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Author: Dr Martin R. Edwards,Kirsten Edwards

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749484454

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 536

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HR metrics and organizational people-related data are an invaluable source of information from which to identify key trends and patterns in order to make effective business decisions. HR practitioners often, however, lack the statistical and analytical know-how to fully harness their potential. Predictive HR Analytics provides a clear, accessible framework with which to understand and work with people analytics and advanced statistical techniques. Step-by-step and by using worked examples, this book shows readers how to carry out and interpret analyses of various forms of HR data, such as employee engagement, performance and turnover, using the statistical packages SPSS (with R syntax provided), and, importantly, how to use the results to enable practitioners to develop effective evidence-based HR strategies. This second edition of Predictive HR Analytics has been updated to include new material on machine learning, biased algorithms, data protection and GDPR considerations, a new example using Kaplan Meier Survival analyses for tenure/turnover modelling and updated screenshots and examples with SPSS version 25. It is supported by a new appendix showing main R coding for the focal analyses approaches in the book, and online resources consisting of SPSS and Excel data sets and R syntax with worked case study examples.

e-HRM

Digital Approaches, Directions & Applications

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Author: Mohan Thite

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351698710

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 292

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As with other parts of business, technology is having a profound effect on the world of work and management of human resources. Technology is a key enabler for faster, cheaper and better delivery of HR services and in some cases can have a transformational as well as unintended negative effect. Designed for the digital era, e-HRM is one of the first textbooks on these developments. It incorporates the most current and important HR technology related topics in four distinct parts under one umbrella, written by leading scholars and practitioners drawn from across the world. All the chapters have a uniform structure and pay equal attention to theory and practice with an applied focus. Learning resources of the book include chapter-wide learning objectives, case studies, debates on related burning issues, and the companion website includes lecture slides and a question bank.

Leading at a Higher Level

Blanchard on Leadership and Creating High Performing Organizations

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Author: Ken Blanchard

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0134857585

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

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40 Years of Breakthrough Leadership Insights in One Extraordinary Book! From The One Minute Manager® to Raving Fans, Ken Blanchard’s books have helped millions of people unleash their power and the potential of everyone around them. For 40 years, The Ken Blanchard Companies® has helped thousands of organizations become more people oriented, customer centered, performance driven, and socially responsible. Now, in this fully updated third edition of Leading at a Higher Level, Blanchard and his colleagues bring together all they’ve learned about world-class leadership, including brand new chapters on building a high-trust workplace, collaborating for high performance, driving success through mentoring, and leading at the organizational level. You’ll discover how to create targets and visions based on the “quadruple bottom line” and make sure people know who you are, where you’re going, and the values that will guide your journey. Leading at a Higher Level presents the definitive discussion about using SLII®–the most widely used leadership model in the world–to lead yourself, individuals, teams, and entire organizations. More important, you’ll learn how to dig deep within, discover the personal “leadership point of view” all great leaders possess, and apply it throughout your entire life. This book will guide you, inspire you, provoke you, and be your touchstone. Discover how to… Go beyond the short term and zero in on the right target and vision Eliminate the gap between your company’s stated values and actual behavior Deliver legendary, maniacal customer service and earn raving fans Truly empower your people and unleash their incredible potential Create a coaching culture that boosts performance at every level Ground your leadership in humility and focus on the greater good Leading at a Higher Level is for everyone who wants to become a better leader in any company, any organization, any area of life. “Leading at a Higher Level makes clear that respect and integrity aren’t pleasant-sounding options; they are essential criteria for an organization’s survival. As inspiring as it is instructive, this book belongs in every leader’s core curriculum.” –WARREN BENNIS, bestselling author of Leaders and On Becoming a Leader “If you want to have a great company, you don’t have a choice but to lead at a higher level. When you do that, you excite your people, they take care of your customers, and your cash register goes ca-ching.” –HORST SCHULZE, Vice President and CEO, The West Paces Hotel Group, LLC; Founding and former President & COO, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC