Competency Mapping

How does the HR department avoid making the mistake of hiring a round peg for a square hole? By using competency mapping, says Sudipta Dev Competency-based HR is considered the best HR. In India however competency development and mapping still remains an unexplored process in most IT organizations despite the growing level of awareness. After…

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Characteristics of Culture

As one might expect, all cultures must share several characteristics if “culture” is to be differentiated from other forms of behavior. These similarities between all cultures are surprisingly few. The ultimate goal of cultural anthropology is to determine which characteristics all cultures share in common. Society Firstly, all culture must take place through a medium…

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Balanced Scorecard: the benefits

What are the Benefits of using Balanced Scorecards? Research has shown that organizations which use a Balanced Scorecard approach tend to outperform organizations without a formal approach to performance management.   The key benefits of using a Balanced Scorecard include: •        Better Strategic Planning– The Balanced Scorecard provides a powerful framework for building and communicating…

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