Aleksi Aaltonen

Assistant Professor


Here are some writings that should useful for anybody who wants to make decisions in an organizational setting:

  1. The Right Time to Take Action?
    A decision when to take an action can be just as important as the action that is taken.
  2. The More You Measure Them, the More They Will Game You
    The summary of my study of people analytics with Marta Stelmaszak.
  3. The Beauty and Perils of Metrics
    Good decisions need data but cannot escape intuition – we need both!

The following writings are aimed at research students:

  1. Research Paper as Academic Storytelling
    A research paper must follow many boring rules and norms of the scholarly community — and yet it is useful to view academic publishing as telling of engaging stories.
  2. Academia Should Learn from Software Development
    Academia should learn from software development to make empirical research a truly collective endeavor.
  3. How to Manage Your Research Data?
    Avoid turning your research into an administrative nightmare with a MInimal Data Archival System (MIDAS).


Contact Information

Speakman 206D
1810 North 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6083

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Office Hours

No office hours during summer

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