Essential Human Resource Metrics and Analytics for Sustainable Work Environments: Literature Mapping and Conceptual Synthesis

  • Ann Gaceri Kaaria, PhD Kiriri Women’s’ University of Science and Technology
Keywords: Human Resource Metrics, Employee Performance, Organizational Performance, Sustainable Work Environments, Human Resource Analytics
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Human resource (HR) metrics and analytics play a critical part in creating sustainable work environments in today's fast-paced and cutthroat business environment. The present study aims to investigate the critical HR metrics and analytics required for establishing and preserving sustainable work environments in organizations through a thorough mapping of the literature and conceptual synthesis. In order to evaluate and improve sustainability factors including employee engagement, retention, productivity, well-being, diversity, equality, and inclusion (DEI), and environmental sustainability practices, a wide range of HR metrics and analytics are examined in this study. By means of a methodical examination of extant literature and academic sources, this study pinpoints crucial HR metrics and analytics frameworks that facilitate sustainable work practices. In order to clarify the interactions and connections between these HR analytics and indicators and their effects on sustainable work environments, the study also performs a conceptual synthesis. The study intended to provide insights into how organisations may use HR metrics and analytics to promote sustainability initiatives and develop positive work cultures by synthesising actual facts and theoretical frameworks. The findings from this research contribute to advancing the understanding of the strategic role of HR metrics and analytics in promoting sustainability within organizations. By adopting a data-driven approach and utilizing relevant metrics and analytics tools, HR professionals and organizational leaders can make informed decisions, implement targeted interventions, and cultivate work environments that foster employee well-being, organizational resilience, and long-term sustainability. This research offers valuable guidance for HR practitioners, researchers, and policymakers seeking to enhance sustainability practices in the workplace


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8 June, 2024
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Kaaria, A. (2024). Essential Human Resource Metrics and Analytics for Sustainable Work Environments: Literature Mapping and Conceptual Synthesis. East African Journal of Business and Economics, 7(1), 241-262.