Handbook of Regression Modeling in People Analytics

With Examples in R and Python

Author: Keith McNulty

Publisher: CRC Press


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 545

Despite the recent rapid growth in machine learning and predictive analytics, many of the statistical questions that are faced by researchers and practitioners still involve explaining why something is happening. Regression analysis is the best ‘swiss army knife’ we have for answering these kinds of questions. This book is a learning resource on inferential statistics and regression analysis. It teaches how to do a wide range of statistical analyses in both R and in Python, ranging from simple hypothesis testing to advanced multivariate modelling. Although it is primarily focused on examples related to the analysis of people and talent, the methods easily transfer to any discipline. The book hits a ‘sweet spot’ where there is just enough mathematical theory to support a strong understanding of the methods, but with a step-by-step guide and easily reproducible examples and code, so that the methods can be put into practice immediately. This makes the book accessible to a wide readership, from public and private sector analysts and practitioners to students and researchers. Key Features: • 16 accompanying datasets across a wide range of contexts (e.g. academic, corporate, sports, marketing) • Clear step-by-step instructions on executing the analyses. • Clear guidance on how to interpret results. • Primary instruction in R but added sections for Python coders. • Discussion exercises and data exercises for each of the main chapters. • Final chapter of practice material and datasets ideal for class homework or project work.

Handbook of Graphs and Networks in People Analytics

With Examples in R and Python

Author: Keith McNulty

Publisher: CRC Press


Category: Mathematics

Page: 268

View: 249

Handbook of Graphs and Networks in People Analytics: With Examples in R and Python covers the theory and practical implementation of graph methods in R and Python for the analysis of people and organizational networks. Starting with an overview of the origins of graph theory and its current applications in the social sciences, the book proceeds to give in-depth technical instruction on how to construct and store graphs from data, how to visualize those graphs compellingly and how to convert common data structures into graph-friendly form. The book explores critical elements of network analysis in detail, including the measurement of distance and centrality, the detection of communities and cliques, and the analysis of assortativity and similarity. An extension chapter offers an introduction to graph database technologies. Real data sets from various research contexts are used for both instruction and for end of chapter practice exercises and a final chapter contains data sets and exercises ideal for larger personal or group projects of varying difficulty level. Key features: Immediately implementable code, with extensive and varied illustrations of graph variants and layouts. Examples and exercises across a variety of real-life contexts including business, politics, education, social media and crime investigation. Dedicated chapter on graph visualization methods. Practical walkthroughs of common methodological uses: finding influential actors in groups, discovering hidden community structures, facilitating diverse interaction in organizations, detecting political alignment, determining what influences connection and attachment. Various downloadable data sets for use both in class and individual learning projects. Final chapter dedicated to individual or group project examples.

Excellence in People Analytics

How to Use Workforce Data to Create Business Value

Author: Jonathan Ferrar

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 487

Effectively and ethically leveraging people data to deliver real business value is what sets the best HR leaders and teams apart. Excellence in People Analytics provides business and human resources leaders with everything they need to know about creating value from people analytics. Written by two leading experts in the field, this practical guide outlines how to create sustainable business value with people analytics and develop a data-driven culture in HR. Most importantly, it allows HR professionals and business executives to translate their data into tangible actions to improve business performance. while navigating the rapidly evolving world of work. Full of practical tools and advice assembled around the Insight222 Nine Dimensions in People Analytics® model, this book demonstrates how to use people data to increase profits, improve staff retention and workplace productivity as well as develop individual employee experience. Featuring case studies from leading companies including Microsoft, HSBC, Syngenta, Capital One, Novartis, Bosch, Uber, Santander Brasil and American Eagle Outfitters®, Excellence in People Analytics is essential reading for all HR professionals needing to unlock the potential in their people data and gain competitive advantage

The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities, Ninth Edition

Author: Frank J. Fabozzi

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1840

View: 408

The definitive guide to fixed income securities―updated and revised with everything you need to succeed in today’s market The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities has been the most trusted resource for fixed income investing for decades, providing everything sophisticated investors need to analyze, value, and manage fixed income instruments and their derivatives. But this market has changed dramatically since the last edition was published, so the author has revised and updated his classic guide to put you ahead of the curve. With chapters written by the leading experts in their fields, The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities, Ninth Edition provides expert discussions about: Basics of Fixed Income Analytics Treasuries, Agency, Municipal, and Corporate Bonds Mortgage-Backed and Asset-Backed Securities The Yield Curve and the Term Structure Valuation and Relative Value Credit Analysis Portfolio Management and Strategies Derivative Instruments and their Applications Performance Attribution Analysis The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities is the most inclusive, up-to-date source available for fixed income facts and analyses. Its invaluable perspective and insights will help you enhance investment returns and avoid poor performance in the fixed income market.

The Decision Maker's Handbook to Data Science

A Guide for Non-Technical Executives, Managers, and Founders

Author: Stylianos Kampakis

Publisher: Apress


Category: Computers

Page: 156

View: 461

Data science is expanding across industries at a rapid pace, and the companies first to adopt best practices will gain a significant advantage. To reap the benefits, decision makers need to have a confident understanding of data science and its application in their organization. It is easy for novices to the subject to feel paralyzed by intimidating buzzwords, but what many don’t realize is that data science is in fact quite multidisciplinary—useful in the hands of business analysts, communications strategists, designers, and more. With the second edition of The Decision Maker’s Handbook to Data Science, you will learn how to think like a veteran data scientist and approach solutions to business problems in an entirely new way. Author Stylianos Kampakis provides you with the expertise and tools required to develop a solid data strategy that is continuously effective. Ethics and legal issues surrounding data collection and algorithmic bias are some common pitfalls that Kampakis helps you avoid, while guiding you on the path to build a thriving data science culture at your organization. This updated and revised second edition, includes plenty of case studies, tools for project assessment, and expanded content for hiring and managing data scientists Data science is a language that everyone at a modern company should understand across departments. Friction in communication arises most often when management does not connect with what a data scientist is doing or how impactful data collection and storage can be for their organization. The Decision Maker’s Handbook to Data Science bridges this gap and readies you for both the present and future of your workplace in this engaging, comprehensive guide. What You Will Learn Understand how data science can be used within your business. Recognize the differences between AI, machine learning, and statistics.Become skilled at thinking like a data scientist, without being one.Discover how to hire and manage data scientists.Comprehend how to build the right environment in order to make your organization data-driven. Who This Book Is For Startup founders, product managers, higher level managers, and any other non-technical decision makers who are thinking to implement data science in their organization and hire data scientists. A secondary audience includes people looking for a soft introduction into the subject of data science.

Handbook of Research on Web Log Analysis

Author: Bernard J. Jansen



Category: Web usage mining

Page: 640

View: 704

"This book reflects on the multifaceted themes of Web use and presents various approaches to log analysis"--Provided by publisher.

Statistics for Compensation

A Practical Guide to Compensation Analysis

Author: John H. Davis

Publisher: Wiley


Category: Mathematics

Page: 456

View: 595

An insightful, hands-on focus on the statistical methods used by compensation and human resources professionals in their everyday work Across various industries, compensation professionals work to organize and analyze aspects of employment that deal with elements of pay, such as deciding base salary, bonus, and commission provided by an employer to its employees for work performed. Acknowledging the numerous quantitative analyses of data that are a part of this everyday work, Statistics for Compensation provides a comprehensive guide to the key statistical tools and techniques needed to perform those analyses and to help organizations make fully informed compensation decisions. This self-contained book is the first of its kind to explore the use of various quantitative methods—from basic notions about percents to multiple linear regression—that are used in the management, design, and implementation of powerful compensation strategies. Drawing upon his extensive experience as a consultant, practitioner, and teacher of both statistics and compensation, the author focuses on the usefulness of the techniques and their immediate application to everyday compensation work, thoroughly explaining major areas such as: Frequency distributions and histograms Measures of location and variability Model building Linear models Exponential curve models Maturity curve models Power models Market models and salary survey analysis Linear and exponential integrated market models Job pricing market models Throughout the book, rigorous definitions and step-by-step procedures clearly explain and demonstrate how to apply the presented statistical techniques. Each chapter concludes with a set of exercises, and various case studies showcase the topic's real-world relevance. The book also features an extensive glossary of key statistical terms and an appendix with technical details. Data for the examples and practice problems are available in the book and on a related FTP site. Statistics for Compensation is an excellent reference for compensation professionals, human resources professionals, and other practitioners responsible for any aspect of base pay, incentive pay, sales compensation, and executive compensation in their organizations. It can also serve as a supplement for compensation courses at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels.

Practical Management Science

Author: Wayne L. Winston

Publisher: Duxbury Press


Category: Electronic spreadsheets.

Page: 953

View: 160

CD-ROM contains: The DecisionTools Suite, Premium Solver, SolverTable, and Excel workbooks.

Social Network Analysis

Author: David Knoke

Publisher: SAGE


Category: Social Science

Page: 132

View: 892

Providing a general overview of fundamental theoretical and methodological topics, with coverage in greater depth of selected issues, the text covers various issues in basic network concepts, data collection and network analytical methodology.