HR PERSPECTIVE: Evidence-based HR management

HR PERSPECTIVE: Evidence-based HR management
Professor Rob Briner

Professor Rob Briner

I RECENTLY caught up with Professor Rob Briner to discuss evidence-based HR management. I have published our discussion here.

MN: What is evidence based human resources management and where did it come from?
RB: Evidence-based practice as an idea and a way of making decisions has been around for many decades. It started in medicine and has spread to many other professions, including the police, educators, policy-makers and, more recently, HRM and other areas of management. It is about using the best available evidence from four sources — professional expertise, organisational data, scientific findings, and stakeholder perspectives — in order to both diagnose and identify problems (or opportunities) and likely solutions.

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