The Tech Effect On Human Resources

Zeidner, Rita
December 2008
HR Magazine;Dec2008 SHRM's 2009 HR Trend, Vol. 53, p49
The article reports on the effect of information technology on human resources (HR). It says that in a world where what matters gets measured, many HR executives are turning to sophisticated analytics to gauge their department's strategic contributions. In addition, it notes that many HR managers are borrowing from other business disciplines and integrating collaborative and social networking tools such as listservs, Facebook applications and video.


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