Use big data to lead your business

Release Date: September 16, 2014 This content is archived.


“The Differentiated Workforce: Transforming Talent Into Strategic Impact.”

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Area professionals can learn to use big data to better understand how their workforce contributes to success at a presentation hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE).

Award-winning researcher, author and consultant Mark Huselid will present “Big Data and the Three Disruptions of Workforce Strategy,” on Oct. 31 at the UB Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St., Buffalo.

Breakfast and registration begin at 8 a.m. followed by the presentation at 8:30 a.m.

The session kicks off the inaugural CLOE Speaker Series, which will bring distinguished researchers and business professionals to the Buffalo area to speak about leadership and organizational effectiveness topics.

“Mark is great at taking a complex subject and making it easy to understand,” says Sarah Gilson, executive director of CLOE. “His presentations are thought provoking and provide practical resources you can take right back to the office and put to work.”

Huselid has served as editor of the Human Resource Management Journal and on many academic and professional boards.

He is the co-author of three books, including “The HR Scorecard: Linking People, Strategy and Performance,” “The Workforce Scorecard: Managing Human Capital to Execute Strategy” and “The Differentiated Workforce: Transforming Talent Into Strategic Impact.” 

The cost is $40 (or $15 for students) and includes admission, breakfast and a copy of the book, “The Differentiated Workforce.” A book signing will immediately follow the presentation.

To register, send an email to by Oct. 27. For more information, call Sarah Gilson at 716-645-2235.

The CLOE Speaker Series is sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of Management Alumni Association.

Launched in fall 2013, CLOE strives to create more effective leaders and organizations by advancing research and teaching in leadership and its impact on organizational effectiveness. It also supports UB 2020's goals of accelerating academic excellence, translating scholarship and developing leadership capabilities in UB students and business leaders.

The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Financial Times, Forbes and U.S. News and World Report for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system and its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB’s more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.

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