This introductory session will help you and your team understand:
- What is EBM and where did it come from?
- What are the basic principles and models of EBM?
- Where does HR and HR analytics fit in? What is evidence-based HR?
- How common is evidence based human resources in Canadian organizations today?
- Why should Canadian organizations consider taking a more evidence-based approach to decision making today?
Shannon Jackson is the Associate Director of the Conference Board’s HR Transformation Team. For more than 20 years, Shannon has been helping organizations build better practices related to talent management, transitioning the workforce, and HR effectiveness. Shannon’s team is focused on researching workforce strategies and analytics and the impact of a digital economy on Human Capital strategies and practices. Shannon holds an M. in Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto.
Jane Cooper is a research associate at the Conference Board of Canada. Jane has expertise as a policy analyst specializing in human resource development issues in Canada and internationally, and is a Credentialed Evaluator (Canadian Evaluation Society). She has twenty-five years’ experience in research and management on a variety of learning and development initiatives. Jane holds an M.Sc. in Human Resource Management and Development from the University of Manchester.
Dr. Blake Jelley is an Associate Professor of Management in the Faculty of Business, University of Prince Edward Island, and is a Fellow of the Center for Evidence-Based Management and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources. Blake’s research interests include evidence-based management; management education; and the appraisal, prediction, and improvement of human performance. Blake holds a PhD in industrial-organizational psychology from Western University.