The paper 'The Moneyball Recruiting Pro Software for Hawthorn Football Club" is a good example of a management case study. The Moneyball Recruiting Pro is software that the Hawthorn Football Club acquired recently to address the recruitment issues in Hawthorn Football Club. It is expected that the software will offer provisions in algorithms statistical analysis of football players in big data purposefully for the trading and drafting of the players at a fair cost for the club. Additionally, Insightful analysis of the past, present and future of the player’ s capabilities are expected to be analyzed by the designed software in favor of the Club Project Progress The application of the Moneyball Recruitment Pro has realized some significant improvements regarding recruitment.
Today, it is easier to manage the trading and drafting process among football players since the information is stored in a central system facilitation quick and efficient analysis of the same. The main highlights in the process are as follows: Increased number of qualified candidates in the recruitment process Efficient handling of the applications in terms of time and statistical analysis Enhanced communications that promote feedback Better recruitment experience as compared to the previous system and other competitors Project Performance So far, the project has shown positive improvement in the recruiting process.
Therefore, it can be said that project performance is commendable. Below is an indication of the fulfillment of the project in the various key areas. Color codes Poor Poor – Performance went below the target Same Same – No significant change noticed Good Good – Slight improvement performance Excellent Excellent – Better performance noticed Improvement in Hawthorn Football Club financials - Excellent Enhanced reception of feedback from applicants - Good Increase in the number of applications - Good Selection of suitable candidates - Excellent Satisfaction by the recruitment panel - Excellent Acceptance of the new software by employees – Good Efficiency in terms of time – Excellent Issues Market fragmentation It is not easy to identify and settle on the best source of the targeted football players to fill the various positions in the football club.
For instance, social media, agency recruiters, and sponsored media can be among the best sources but selecting one of them to be the exclusive source of football players is a tough task. The greatest challenge is choosing a suitable combination of the above methods to achieve the goals of the human resource department concerning recruitment.
Although the Moneyball Recruiting Pro promises to offer provisions in algorithms statistical analysis of football players in big data purposefully for the trading and drafting of the players at a fair cost for the club during recruitment of players, the Hawthorn Football club staff members have to undergo continuous training since loopholes have been noticed so far in cases where the football players tend to lock out some avenues consciously and sometimes without their knowledge. Efficiency during recruitment Moneyball Recruiting Pro Software ability to analyze the past statistical information based on the records posed by football players has been imperative in trading and drafting of the players at a fair cost during the recruitment process hence an efficient working process for the football club.
The reason for this is that the software makes trading and hiring decisions much more objectively, factual and use of empirical data based on findings. Additionally, the software capability to identify best players than are not already tapped into the top market through individual traits, experience and sporting accomplishments that are highly overlooked by the current traditional recruitment and assessment methods makes it less costly for the football club trading financials.
In the process, Moneyball recruiting software advocates for costs saving while spearheading team performance by recruiting football players that are willing to showcase their skills with unorthodox backgrounds.