Strategy is about understanding the drivers of firm performance. This course focuses on internal, managerial and organizational factors affecting strategy -- human capital (and its organization) as a source of strategic advantage. This course is about people analytics -- the growing use of information technology for personnel decision-making. People analytics has applications across the international economy -- in both new and old firms, and in traditional employment arrangements and gig-style jobs facilitated by labor platforms. How can companies, consultants, executives, bankers and technologists can harness empirical data to entrench and grow their advantage through strategic organizational decisions?
Bo Cowgill is an Assistant Professor at Columbia Business School, a research affiliate at CESifo, and a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His elective, People Analytics and Strategy, won The Aspen Institute's 2019 Ideas Worth Teaching Award. He was also named to Poets and Quants’ 2020 list of View full profilePersonal Website