Are You Overlooking the HR Research That’s Already Out There?

Are You Overlooking the HR Research That’s Already Out There?

Most of the useful data crunching in HR occurred long before the term analytics graced the booths of every darned vendor in the trade shows. That work was done by trained scientists in universities and subject to peer review. It was, compared to most of the analytics we can realistically do within companies, good quality work. The results of this research can be found in journals on industrial organizational psychology (now sometimes re-branded as behavioral economics) and related disciplines.