Targeted Analytics: Improving Talent Decisions
March 9-11, 2011 (two days total: start at 1:00 on March 9, end noon March 11)
The objective of the course is to improve decision making in situations when deep analytics are not possible. Complex, uncertain, or time crunch situations all call for a different approach to analytics and the role they play in organizational decision-making.
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The course will enable the participants to make better decisions using:
Capability, Motivation, and Opportunity Diagnostics
- Build vs. buy skills, time to productivity and replacement cost
- Boosting motivation and productivity through rewards vs. job design
- Group and organization design tools to improve performance and effectiveness
Business and Economics Models
- Leverage labor market, human capital and career dynamics
- Compare the ROI of talent build vs. buy and investing in HR programs
- Benefits and risks of high performance / high engagement work and org design approaches
- Integrate analysis and change leadership for more accurate and effective decision making
- Apply the principles of program evaluation to find causality and increase data-driven decisions
- Get the deepest insights from benchmark and scorecard vs. internal and ad hoc data
Participants will learn from case studies and from applying the diagnostics and models to challenges in their own organizations. Upon returning to their organizations, participants will be able to recognize situations where analytical decision making and/or deep-dive diagnostics can be applied effectively to improve organizational performance.
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Center for Effective Organizations
- University of Southern California
- 3415 S. Figueroa Street
- Davidson Conference Center 200
- Los Angeles, CA 90089–0871
- usc marshall school of business