Reshaping the future of HR: Human Resource Analytics and Talent Management


  • Dr. Zahra Ishtiaq Paul Assistant Professor, Institute of Administrative Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan Author
  • Hafiz Muhammad Sohail Khan Adjunct Faculty, Institute of Business and Information Technology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan Author



HR Analytics, Talent Management, Organizational Performance, Resource Based theory, Pakistan, Mediation



Strategic human resource management is needed in the fast-changing 21st century company environment. Organizations must find new ways to maximize their personnel since human resources management is crucial to success. Human Resource (HR) Analytics has gained significant recognition as a powerful tool in this pursuit, offering valuable insights into HR-related data that facilitate well-informed decision-making. This study analyzes HR analytics and organizational performance, with talent management as a mediating variable.

Design / methodology /Approach

It is a descriptive and explanatory study conducted to analyze the relationship among studied variables. A mixed method approach has been used in which qualitative data was collected through twenty-four interviews and quantitative data from a sample of 245 respondents was drawn through purposive sampling. SPSS analyses quantitative data, while NVivo analyzes qualitative data.


Current research helps organizations obtain a competitive edge in a world that is increasingly competitive. The significant findings of the study indicated that HR Analytics plays an important role in organizational performance in the presence of talent management as a mediating variable.

Research Limitations

The cross-sectional design was used; a longitudinal investigation could provide more information. The understudied variable relationships are studied in the corporate sector only.

Practical implications

The research findings emphasize the importance of HR analytics on the success of the corporate sector in Pakistan. This study demonstrated the effectiveness of human resource analytics in enhancing organizational performance by employing talent management.

Originality /value

The research findings will make an important contribution to resource-based theory in the context of Pakistan as a developing South Asian country.


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How to Cite

Paul, Z. I., & Khan, H. M. S. (2024). Reshaping the future of HR: Human Resource Analytics and Talent Management. Bulletin of Business and Economics (BBE), 13(2), 332-340.

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