Be careful what you measure

Beware the Hawthorne Effect, notes Kate Cooper [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] In the 1950s, social scientist Henry A Landsberger knuckled down on one of the most valued meta studies – or research of research – ever carried out in the field of work. Essentially, Landsberger carried out a forensic … Read more

The keys to sales success

Modest, conscientious, well-networked people – and great leadership – are your best bets for improving sales performance. Jon Cowell explains why  Breaking news: pre-hire experience does not predict a new hire’s performance. That is the conclusion of a new review of 81 studies on the topic, published by Chad Van Iddekinge and colleagues (Harvard Business … Read more

Introducing, People Analytics

David Green sits down with Dialogue’s Kirsten Levermore in advance of the People Analytics Forum 2017 to discuss why data analytics is the next step in HR, and how you can join the revolution People Analytics is central to the future of Human Resources – at least, that’s what a clutch of the most prestigious publications, peers, award … Read more