Backbone or Achilles Heel? Exploring the strategic potential of HR Analytics

Sarah Kieran

University of Limerick

Sarah lectures in Strategic and International HRM at the University of Limerick. Her research interests lie in the areas of strategy-as-practice, sensemaking and strategic change. Sarah previously worked in a number of senior management roles in Strategy and HRM in multi-national organisations.

Jean McCarthy

University of Limerick

Jean lectures in the areas of HRM and Organisational Behaviour at the University of Limerick. She is a former Fulbright Scholar in Age Diversity at Work at Colorado State University and co-director of the Age in the Workplace Research Network (AWR-net). 


Despite significant advances in our theoretical understanding of the contribution of the Human Resource (HR) function to organisational success (Guest 2011, Jiang et al 2013), many HR practitioners struggle to adequately... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Sarah Kieran (University of Limerick)
  2. Jean McCarthy (University of Limerick)
  3. Caroline Murphy (University of Limerick)

Topic Area

Human Resource Management


PS - 3B » Human Resource Management 1 (09:00 - Thursday, 31st August, Lecture Room 2)