A new study collects best practices and invites HR experts to share insights. In order to develop novel benchmarks for compensation strategies and evaluate their effectiveness, researchers Prof. Dr. Sydnee Caldwell (UC Berkeley) and Ingrid Hägele (UC Berkeley and ifo Institute) are conducting a unique survey in collaboration with the ifo Institute in Munich. Thousands of HR and compensation experts in Germany are invited to share their insights in the 15-minute online survey.
PPA invites you to participate in a new study. Researchers Prof. Dr. Anastasia Danilov (Humboldt-Universität in Berlin) and Dr. Marina Chugunova (Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition) study the adoption of digital HR-tools in German companies. Their new survey is designed to document users' experiences and expectations, as well as to shed light on prospects of new HR tools. We would greatly appreciate if you take time to answer the survey: https://crctrr190.fr
We start 2021 by introducing a new format! In PPA videos, leading professionals from various industries and top researchers in the field of Personnel Economics share their insights about the emerging issues in HR. The first PPA video reflects on one of the widely discussed HR topics in 2020: Work from home. Work from home has been on the minds of many for long, even before the pandemic. However, the share of employees working from home had remained low. The pandemic served
Increased digitization of the labor market combined with the changing demand for skill has altered the job-search process. A survey study finds that nearly 18 percent of all employed workers in the US were hired into their present company by the active recruiting effort of their employer. Especially small firms and firms relying on high-skilled labor, are increasingly developing capabilities to better hunt for talent. The study provides relevant implications for both firms an
A theoretical study shows that over-investment into liquidity-generating capital can increase the value of a company in volatile market conditions by making it easier to motivate the company’s workforce. The findings of the study have implications for the optimal design of incentives and management practices in companies in times of crisis. Over-investment - An Agency Problem A prominent fact in corporate finance is that managers tend to over-invest, i.e. marginal costs excee
In a recent study, the behavioral economists Marvin Deversi, Martin G. Kocher, and Christiane Schwieren analyze the cooperative culture in a large software firm. They conduct behavioral experiments with employees of the firm to elicit a unique measure of their cooperativeness. Linking data from the experiments with HR data from the firm’s records allows the researchers to study how the firm’s management practices relate to the cooperativeness of employees. Their study is a li