Correlation Is Not Causation

ArticleinAcademic medicine: journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 83(12):1123; author reply 1123 · January 2009with1 Read
Impact Factor: 2.93 · DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31818c749a · Source: PubMed


    HR measurement is very simple when you know what you’re doing. However, if you make it overly simplistic, don’t be surprised if no one is interested in the results. HR benchmarks based on a spurious connection between business performance and HR practices convince no one. Effective and convincing HR measurement starts with clear causation, not correlation.