Editor’s Note: This is the 11th of 12 essays from the new book, The Rise of HR; Wisdom From 73 Thoughts Leaders. It’s compiled by Dave Ulrich, Bill … Read more
Robert Ployhart is the Bank of America Professor of Business Administration at the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business. An internationally recognized expert in human resources, his expertise relates to the acquisition, development, and maintenance of human capital. His more specific areas of focus are recruitment, personnel selection, staffing-related legal issues, employee and leadership development, and organizational strategy. Ployhart has published more than 100 scientific articles and chapters, two books, and holds two copyrights. He has received many scholarly and teaching awards and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.