Work history does not matter as much as we think it does, and bosses matter more — these are findings from an emerging field called work-force science.
Work-force science, in short, is what happens when Big Data meets H.R.
The new discipline has its champions. “This is absolutely the way forward,” says Peter Cappelli, director of the Center for Human Resources at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. “Most companies have been flying completely blind.”
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