The Unintended Consequences of People Analytics

Eoin Whelan, Senior Lecturer in Business Information Systems, J.E Cairnes School of Business and Economics, National University of Ireland

Date 21 Dec 2021

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In recent years, we have seen various industries turn to data-driven ‘people analytics’ to gain a competitive edge in management and recruitment. Eoin Whelan encourages us to take note of the unintended consequences of these emerging technologies – reminding us that the metrics we form, form us in turn.