Uri Gal

Uri Gal

Uri Gal is an Associate Professor in Business Information Systems at the University of Sydney.

An increasing number of businesses invest in advanced technologies that can help them forecast the future of their workforce and gain a competitive advantage. Many analysts and professional practitioners believe that, with enough data, algorithms embedded in People Analytics (PA) applications can predict all aspects of employee behavior: from productivity,

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Replacing human decision-making with algorithms seems to make sense. People tend to rely on unreliable cognitive shortcuts, get fatigued or distracted, and can be swayed by subjective opinion and inter-personal alliances. On the other hand, algorithms are bearers of encoded logic which consistently execute pre-determined decision criteria. Therefore they are