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Measuring worker performance data requires skillful managers
This article is part of the Business Information issue of December 2018, Vol. 6, No. 6
There are a whole slew of new HR analytics technologies emerging to make it easier for managers to collect data on employee experiences and better quantify worker performance. At the same time, employees are equipping themselves with wearables and apps to track and improve their own productivity. "Data is more valuable than oil," the comprehensive 2018-2019 Sierra-Cedar HR Systems Survey White Paper noted. The survey revealed that organizations are most likely to capture employee data outside of HR applications in annual employee surveys, while small businesses are more likely than large and medium companies to use internet and screen monitoring tools as well as mobile GPS and time-tracking apps. It's thought that more-sophisticated automated tools to collect and analyze data based on emotions, behavior and productivity will more fairly measure an employee's performance with less human bias. Not so fast. In large enterprises, the employee evaluation process may be less personal than in smaller companies where managers have ...
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