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The Ethical Balanced Scorecard: Competing Perspectives

The Ethical Balanced Scorecard: Competing Perspectives

In 1996, Robert Kaplan and David Norton published their seminal work on strategy development and execution, "The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action." Since then, their methodology has been implemented across thousands of organizations. Kaplan and Norton's central hypothesis is...

People Analytics: The Math Just Doesn’t Add Up

People Analytics: The Math Just Doesn’t Add Up

According to a recent study from the Harvard Business Review surveying 168 business leaders, two-thirds of HR departments are using HR metrics, but less than one-quarter deliver metrics to the CEO that link HR metrics to business results. Why the gap? According to the same study, only 39 percent of...

Your Data is Lying to You: Pitfalls in People Analytics

Your Data is Lying to You: Pitfalls in People Analytics

People analytics is undeniably a hot topic today. Few would argue that the availability of HR data and the tools to manipulate it enable stronger decision making, development of better people strategies, and increased influence with business leads. Putting aside the many benefits that data can...

People Analytics: How to Take a Balanced Approach to Talent Management

People Analytics: How to Take a Balanced Approach to Talent Management

With all good things come risks. With all opportunities, come responsibility. The same can be said for people analytics. Data is powerful. Knowledge of what that data means can help your company tremendously –but it can also hurt you. According to a survey by Deloitte, 64 percent of respondents are...