HR Research and Analysis

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HCI Research offers rigorous, insightful, world-class research and analysis, which leverages our unique community of executive practitioners, expert consultants, academics and global thought leaders. As the global association for strategic talent management and new economy leadership, our focus is on innovation and transformational next-practices that are driving the success of market-leading organizations, worldwide. It is fast-paced, real-time and actionable reporting that helps decision-makers move the needle and achieve better results.

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Our mission is educate and engage executives and organizations in the new science of talent management, and high-quality research is a powerful tool for distributing knowledge and advancing the practice. Research firms that offer HCI's depth of study and quality of reporting, routinely charge thousands of dollars for reports or memberships. Our model encourages the widest possible audience to freely access this extremely valuable information.

Recent Research


Rewarding Simply: Recognize Incentive Program Complexities

Research | Author: Jenna Filipkowski | Source: Human Capital Institute | Published: November 12, 2015

​In this signature research, conducted in partnership between the Human Capital Institute and GC Incentives, we explore the greatest challenges facing rewards and recognition programs, and how organizations can address those challenges and ...

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Building a Coaching Culture for Increased Employee Engagement

Research | Author: Jenna Filipkowski | Source: Human Capital Institute | Published: October 8, 2015

Building on what was learned in the 2014 study, this latest installment of signature research, conducted in partnership between HCI and ICF, explores the prevalence of coaching cultures in today’s organizations and determines if ...

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