The new edition of this SAGE Handbook builds on the success of the first by providing a fully updated and expanded overview of the field of human resource management. Bringing together contributions from leading international scholars - and with brand new chapters on key emerging topics such as firm ownership, talent management, engagement and big data - the Handbook focuses on familiarising the reader with the fundamentals of applied human resource management, while contextualizing practice within wider theoretical considerations. Internationally minded chapters combine a critical overview with discussion of key debates and research, as well as comprehensively dealing with important emerging interests. The second edition of this Handbook remains an indispensable resource for advanced students and researchers in the field. PART 01: Context of Human Resource Management; PART 02: Fundamentals of Human Resource Management; and PART 03: Contemporary Issues.

Big Data and Human Resource Management

Big Data and Human Resource Management

Big data and human resource management
Mark Huselid Dana Minbaeva


It would be difficult to overstate the influence of Big Data on a wide range of business and societal outcomes. In particular, the business community's interest in Big Data is substantial, as the amount of available data is growing exponentially, cloud-enabled computing power has increased rapidly, storage and connectivity costs have dropped significantly, and an increasing number of sophisticated machine-learning techniques are available to help to translate Big Data's potential into value-adding knowledge (McKinsey, 2017). As a consequence, firms are spending billions of dollars on data and infrastructure, and hundreds of blogs and thousands of LinkedIn posts have been written on ...

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