If we look back at this year we can certainly agree that 2017 is an excellent example of the VUCA world. It was a year full of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity. On the international stage, we saw and experienced Brexit, Donald Trump, North Korea and fake news, just to name a few. Whereas in Southern Africa, corruption scandals, state capture and the end of the Robert Mugabe reign continue to put tremendous pressure on economies and society.

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In our last post on core trends in IO Psychology, we looked at how Big Data will continue to shape talent decision-making and the way organisations deal with complex people factors. In today’s post, number 2 of a 3-part series, we consider the case of Artificial Intelligence (AI). What is AI and how will it influence the world of IO Psychology?

Job profiles are at the core of talent management practices such as recruitment, selection, and succession planning. But how can organisations ensure that they have the right profiles, constructed properly, for the intended purpose?

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