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Winning the HRM Evidence-Based Impact Award—Lessons Learned: A Conversation With Key Stakeholders to the Process

  • William A. Schiemann (a1) and Jerry H. Seibert (a1)

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and its Foundation have increasingly focused on linking science to practice, and to that end have partnered with Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and its Foundation to create the Human Resource Management (HRM) Impact Award for firms demonstrating great practices in evidence-based human capital and management practices. Jack in the Box, the 2016 winner of this award, was so honored because of its integration of surveys and analytic models with leadership practices to understand, predict, and manage the right people drivers of important business outcomes. Instead of a research paper, we have chosen to share their story through conversational interview questions with the various stakeholders who contributed to the journey leading to the award and, in so doing, provide key lessons for others wishing to increase the impact of human capital in their organizations.

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Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to William Schiemann, Metrus Group, 953 Route 202 N., Somerville, NJ 08876. E-mail:
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Industrial and Organizational Psychology
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