As we’ve mentioned before in this space, people are one of the few remaining sources of long-run competitive advantage; in the short run, however, they are a cost.
To grow and profit, companies must manage this unavoidable tension with awareness and insight. Increasingly it is the ability to do so (superior “human capital management”) that is sorting out the economic winners from the losers.
This reality is, in turn, elevating the role of the HR function. Those HR professionals who can provide the intelligent analysis on which superior human capital management depends will be the winners within their field.
We’ve spoken to lots of HR professionals who want to get there but aren’t sure where to begin. With that in mind, we’ve added a new section to our website, containing quick (and free!) interactive self assessments you or your colleagues can use to get a snapshot of the state of your company’s current employee survey, its current analytics capacity, and more. We’ll be continuing to expand the number of assessments in this section in the months ahead.
Deploying HR Analytics with actionable employee surveys greatly increases the possibility of achieving what we at McBassi refer to as “all-win” solutions. Analytics helps companies operate in the “sweet spot” – the intersection of sustainably profitable and enlightened management of people. We work to help HR professionals build exceptionally successful organizations worthy of the best efforts of their people.
That is why we are so passionate about this field.
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