Predicting Analytics

Amit B. Mohindra and J. Allan Brown

INTRODUCTION

THE IMPORTANCE OF MEASUREMENT and analytics in the practice of human resources has grown apace since Jac Fitz-enz’s pioneering work in the 1970s. Further contributions have been made over the years by academics, consultants, and HR practitioners. The literature now includes numerous articles that recount how companies are beginning to reap a competitive advantage through the adroit use of human resources data, analysis, and insight. There is also a handful of recent books that serve to provide a framework for the application of human capital analytics.

Human capital analytics has evolved with the growth in sophistication and importance of the HR function.

Through the 1980s, ...

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