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HR Analytics: Understanding Theories and Applications

by Dipak Bhattacharyya SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
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Pbk 256 pages
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How can predictive analytics help HR personnel to make more informed decisions? How has analytics extended a new perspective to express HR activities in measurable and objective terms?


The introduction of analytics has induced a shift in the traditional HR function?from human resource management (HRM) to human capital management (HCM). HR Analytics reflects on this crucial role of analytics and predictive modelling in human resource settings within modern-day organizations. Keeping in view the emerging need among HR professionals and analysts, this textbook offers interesting insights into the use of analytics to aid strategic decision making.


Key Features

• Goes beyond traditional HR metrics and scorecard, and discusses the major advances and application of big data in HR decision making

• Special focus on measurement of value propositions, data collection and visualization among others

• Chapter opening cases, industry insights and caselets throughout the book to give real-life perspectives

• Engaging exercises and assignments for students

• Ancillary teaching materials for instructors on the dedicated companion website

Human Resource Management Function over the Years
HR Decision Making and HR Analytics
Introduction to HR Analytics
HR Business Process and HR Analytics
Forecasting and Measuring HR Value Propositions with HR Analytics
HR Analytics and Data
HR Analytics and Predictive Modelling
HR Analytics for Future

Dipak Kumar Bhattacharyya is a Professor of Organizational Behavior at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India. He is Ph.D. in Management from University of Calcutta, West Bengal, India. For about 15 years, he has served the corporate world in training and organizational development function. In the last two decades, he has worked with several management institutes in India. He has also served as the Director, Centre for Management Education, All India Management Association, New Delhi; the Director (Academic), Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata; and a Dean, Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata. He is a visiting faculty at XLRI—Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur. Professor Bhattacharyya has an extensive consultancy experience in human resources (HR), quality management, and organizational development and restructuring areas. He has published 25 books on HR management, and has contributed more than 100 papers in various journals of national and international repute.