Dr. Hila Chalutz Ben-Gal

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Academic Background

 

Post-Doc    University of San Francisco (USF), California, USA   CHARTLab      

Ph.D.          Haifa University

Masters      Brandeis University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Biography:

Hila Chalutz Ben-Gal is a Senior Lecturer at Afeka Tel Aviv College of Engineering at the Industrial Engineering and Management Department. Dr. Chalutz Ben-Gal’s research focuses on understanding how new technologies change work and organizations. She conducts in-depth studies to develop new understanding about these changes. She studies the changing nature of organizations in the digital era, with a focus on Human Resource Analytics, organizational design and the changing nature of work. Her work makes contributions to understanding challenges in organizational performance. Her most recent study presents a novel bi-level model that can serve as a decision support tool for firms to improve recruitment and compensation decisions associated with hybrid and flexible work plans. Additional projects include Human Resource Analytics, turnover forecasting, career moves detection in online labor markets and post-COVID-19 organizational transformation. Dr. Chalutz Ben-Gal has won awards for both research and teaching. She and collaborators won a Best Paper Award at the Academy of Management Conference in 2021.

Teaching


 

Selected Graduate & Undergraduate Level Courses

 

Human Computer Interaction

Human Resources Analytics

Information Systems in a Hybrid World

Customer Relationship Management

Organizational Behavior

Human resources Management

Research Overview

I am a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management. In my research, I examine the impact of technologies on organizational, individual and social phenomena. I study the changing nature of organizations and employees in the digital era, with a focus on Human Resource Analytics, organizational design and the changing nature of work. I conduct field research and consulting in a variety of organizational settings. Current projects include Human Resource Analytics, turnover forecasting, career moves detection and forecasting in on-line labor markets and COVID-19 organizational implications. 

Research Interests

  • Human Resources Analytics
  • Organizations
  • Work

PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Hila Chalutz Ben-Gal, List of Selected Publications
 

Papers In Scientific Journals
 

Avrahami, D., Pessach, D., Singer, G. and Chalutz Ben-Gal, H. (2022), "A human resources analytics and machine-learning examination of turnover: implications for theory and practice", International Journal of Manpower, Vol. 43 No. 6, pp. 1405-1424

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Ovadia-Blechman Z, Tarrasch R, Velicki M, Chalutz Ben-Gal H. (2022), Reducing Test Anxiety by Device-Guided Breathing: A Pilot Study. Front Psychol. 2022 May 23;13:678098. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.678098. PMID: 35677145; PMCID: PMC9167931.

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Chalutz Ben-Gal, H.,  Forma, I. A., & Singer, G. (2022). A flexible employee recruitment and compensation model: A bi-level optimization approach. Computers & Industrial Engineering165, 107916.
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Sela A, Rozenboim N, Chalutz Ben-Gal, H. (2022) Smartphone use behavior and quality of life: What is the role of awareness? PLoS ONE 17(3): e0260637. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0260637.
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Avrahami, D., Pessach, D., Singer, G. and Chalutz Ben-Gal, H. (2022), "A human resources analytics and machine-learning examination of turnover: implications for theory and practice", International Journal of Manpower, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-12-2020-0548
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Pessach, D., Singer, G., Avrahami, D., Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H., Shmueli, E., & Ben-Gal, I. (2020). Employees recruitment: A prescriptive analytics approach via machine learning and mathematical programming. Decision Support Systems, 113290. 
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Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H.
, (2019). An ROI-based review of HR Analytics. Personnel Review, vol. 48(6), p. 1429-1448.

Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H
., Ben-Gal, I., (2017). Digital Living 2030: A Note on Quality of Life Perspective. Research in Medical Engineering & Sciences, vol. 2(3). RMES.000539.
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 Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H. & Tzafrir, S. S, Dolan, S. (2015). Actionable trust in service organizations: A multi-dimensional perspective, Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, vol. 31, p. 31-39.
Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H. & Tzafrir, S. S. (2011). Consultant-Client Relationship: One of the Secrets to Effective Organizational Change? Journal of Organizational Change Management, vol. 24(5), p. 662-679.
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Book Chapters 

Tzafrir S., Chalutz Ben-Gal H., and Dolan S.L. (2012). Downsizing globally: Exploring the etiology of positive stakeholder behavior from a multinational, multi-level, multi factor and cross cultural perspectives, in Cooper C., Pandey A., Quick J. (eds.) Downsizing - Is less still more?  Chapter 13, Cambridge University Press, p. 389-417.
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Refereed Conference Papers


Forma, I., Chalutz Ben-Gal, H., Singer, G., Flexible employee recruitment and retention models via flexible work plans: A bi-level optimization approach, EURO Conference, 3-6 July 2022, Aalto University, Espoo Finland.

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    Alon Sela, Noam Rozenboim, Chalutz Ben-Gal, H. (2022) Smartphone use behavior and quality of life: What is the role of awareness
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IsraHCI 2022 - The Israeli Human-computer interaction conference - 15.6.2022
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  Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H.,
 Kidron, A., Why does Gender Equality Policy Implementation still fail in the 21st Century?EURAM Conference, 15-17 June, 2022, Winterthur, Zurich, Switzerland.
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Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H., Cohen, Y., The “New Fit”: Skills and Competencies for The Future of Work, The 14th IFAC
Workshop on Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (IMS 2022), Tel-Aviv, Israel, March 28-30, 2022.
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Kadosh, E., & Chalutz Ben-Gal, H. (2021). AI Acceptance in Primary Care during COVID-19: A Two-Phase Study of
Patients’ Perspective. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2021, No. 1, p. 13461). Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management  https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2021.13461abstract.
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Chalutz Ben-Gal, H., Avrahami, D., Pessach, D., Singer, G. (2021). A Machine Learning Examination of Turnover: Hidden Patterns and New Insights. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2021, No. 1, p. 12152).  Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510: Academy of Management. Nominated BEST PAPER (acceptance rate ~20%)
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Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H., (2020), The Future of Work: A skills fit perspective. 20th EURAM Annual Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, 4-6 December, 2020.
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Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H., (2020), Fit in the Future of Work 2050: Towards a Person-Skills-Fit Perspective.
Journal of Management Studies (JMS) Conference, 2-3 April 2020, University of Birmingham, UK.
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Sela, A., and Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H., (2019), Career Analytics: data-driven analysis of turnover and career paths in knowledge intensive firms. Presented at the 19th EURAM Annual Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal, 25-28 June, 2019.
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Pessach, D., Singer, G., Avrahami, D., Chalutz Ben-Gal, H., Shmueli, E., Ben-Gal., I., (2019), Using machine learning for employees’ recruitment and placement. Presented at the 21st Industrial Engineering & Management Conference, Tel Aviv, 1 April 2019.
Sela, A., and Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H., (2018), Big data analysis of employee turnover in global media companies, Google, Facebook and others. Presented at the 31st ICSEE International Convention: Eilat, Israel, 12-14 December, 2018.

Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H., Avrahami, D., Pessach, D., Singer, G., (2018), Addressing the growing complexity of global work through human resources analytics: hidden patterns in turnover. Presented at the 34th EGOS Colloquium: European Group for Organizational Studies, Tallinn, Estonia, 5-7 July, 2018.
Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H., (2016), Human Resources Analytics – A Cluster Based Approach, presented at the INFORMS Annual Conference: International Forum for Management Sciences, Hawaii, USA, 12-15, June 2016.

Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H.,
 Singer, G., (2014), Some thoughts on Human Resources Analytics, presented at the INFORMS
Annual Conference: International Forum for Management Sciences, San Francisco, USA, 9-11 November, 2014.

Chalutz Ben-Gal, H.,
 Tzafrir, S., Dolan, S. (2014), Active trust in service organizations from a multi-dimensional perspective, presented at the 14th EURAM Annual Conference: European Academy of Management, Valencia, Spain, 4-7 June 2014.

Chalutz Ben-Gal, H.
 (2014), ROI in Service Environment, presented at the 18th Industrial Engineering & Management Annual Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel, March 2014.

Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H.
 (2012), Strategies for retaining top talent in the organization, Israeli National Human Resources Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 2012.

Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H.
 (2011), This is my secret: consultant–client relationship, the secret to effective implementation of organizational change? Israeli National Human Resources Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel, March 2011.
 

Preprints

Sela, A., Rosenboim, N., & Ben-Gal, H. C. (2022, February 28). Smartphone Use Behavior and Quality of Life, Influence of Two Awareness Modes. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/un5mc
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Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H., (2020). Fit in the Future of Work 2050: Towards a Person-Skills Fit Perspective. Available at SSRN 3657080.
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Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H
., (2020). Human Resources based Organizational Data Mining (HRODM): Themes, Trends, Focus, Future. Available at SSRN 3657233.

 

 
Selected Press Release – Hebrew
 
לא מספיק להתקין זום – איך מתכוננים לעבודה בצל הקורונה. כלכליסט, 12.5.2020
נכון לעכשיו יש כ-235 אלף מובטלים, כרבע מהם - מהשעה 05:00. מה בכל זאת ניתן לעשות – על מודל עבודה מהבית.  גלובס, 16.3.2020. https://www.globes.co.il/news/article.aspx?did=1001322395
כנס חוויית העובד בעידן החדש של כלכליסט: "הארגונים יישארו, אבל ישתנו בהיבט של חווית העובד ובאופן ההעסקה". כלכליסט, 5.11.2019. https://www.calcalist.co.il/conference/articles/0,7340,L-3773097,00.html

 

 Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H. & Tzafrir, S. S, Dolan, S. (2015). Actionable trust in service organizations: A multi-dimensional perspective, Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, vol. 31, p. 31-39.
Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H., Ben-Gal, I., (2017). Digital Living 2030: A Note on Quality of Life Perspective. Research in Medical Engineering & Sciences, vol. 2(3). RMES.000539.  
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Chalutz, Ben-Gal, H., (2019). An ROI-based review of HR Analytics. Personnel Review, vol. 48(6), p. 1429-1448.