Many books have been written about the significance and strategic impact of HR analytics. This book is different because it focuses on the practical implementation and data-science aspects of HR analytics. It’s a handbook for practitioners about doing HR analytics. The book/package includes the ebook, datasets and R syntaxes.
In his book, Lyndon provides detailed and in-depth knowledge on the data-science side of HR analytics. Tutorials provide a blueprint for building predictive models on absenteeism, employee attrition and more in R. Lyndon’s engaging writing style also helps readers devour the more complex aspects of doing HR analytics.Read moreShow less
You will find the flavor of this book as being both practical and pragmatic. The book reflects Lyndon’s passion for the field and his desire to help advance the field by sharing what has worked for him over time. In that vein, this book will:
About the Author
While the recognition of the applicability of People Analytics to HR management has been fairly recent, the building blocks to do this have been evolving for decades. Lyndon Sundmark wrote the Practitioner’s HR Analytics Handbook to share a wealth of practical knowledge and advance the field of People Analytics further.
Over 35 years ago, Lyndon’s journey in HR Analytics started. In 1980 he got his MBA from the University of Manitoba. The MBA gave him an interest in the field of HR and the integration of technology and statistics. Lyndon’s HR work since, which started out as a human resource planning analyst, has always sought to encourage HR to be ‘data driven’. In a sense, the content of the book reflects Lyndon’s own journey to this point.
What you get
The ebook/package includes:
People analytics is revolutionizing the way we practice Human Resource Management. Discover how you can leverage the power of data to drive better outcomes for your business and employees.
Together with David Green, we set out to write an inspiring book for (HR) professionals, managers, and directors who want to get a feel for the scope of HR analytics and learn how it can help both the employees and the business. In this book, we’ve combined our experiences and practical insights with plenty of inspiring examples.Read moreShow less
Who should read this book?
After reading this book, you will:
About the Author
Erik van Vulpen is a founder of Analytics in HR. He’s an expert in connecting HR processes to business results through qualitative and quantitative methods. Erik has extensive experience in statistics and also teaches at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) and Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. He graduated in Law, Psychology (hons.) and Business Administration (hons.).
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I purchased this book mainly due to David Green's endorsement. I must say it's a must read for all HR management, business leaders and executives alike. Most people confuse analytics and HR reporting but this book really helps to educate. A huge part of People Analytics is education aside from execution. I'll be focusing much of my strategy in AXA on educating our people on what the subject is and why it must invested in 🙂
Great book to familiarize yourself with the fascinating world of People Analytics. Provides an excellent overview of the topic, and gets you started. Also because it includes inspiring examples, I believe it’s an excellent present HR leaders can give to their business counterparts who need to be convinced about the value People Analytics can offer!
Erik van Vulpen's book is superb for advanced practitioners and new starters in People Analytics. Importantly, it provides a helpful guide to improving the maturity of your People Analytics capability and illuminates the common challenge of 'the wall of Boudreau', stagnation in the quest for greater insight and return on investment. I would recommend this strongly to HR leads looking to embark on this exciting journey.
Good and practical overview of people analytics. An important topic everybody should read about. A must read!
I've read this book with great pleasure. You rarely read a book that is so compact written and packed with information that it will bring you up-to-speed on a completely new field in just half a day. I specifically recommend this book to C-level executives because one can no longer ignore the importance of 70% of the total operating costs of a company without knowing that there are modern techniques that provide reliable insights for Grip & Controls of this major cost in the challenging business environments most companies face.
The authors succeeded to write a comprehensive summary on the people analytics "enigma".
If you like to start your HR analytics journey or to find out how HR analytics can help you with your people related businesses challenges, I can assure you that this book could be one of your options. Hope you enjoy it as much I did!
This book is only published as an ebook because the package also includes datasets, lines of code and syntaxes. In that sense, the book goes far beyond what you expect from a “normal” book. The e-book allows you to copy lines of code from the book directly into R (studio).
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David Green is widely recognized as the industry leader in the field of HR analytics. We feel honored that he has been willing to contribute to this book by writing the foreword. Additionally, David also provided us with lots of input for the rest of the book, which has been written by AnalyticsinHR co-founder Erik van Vulpen.
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