business analytics

24 Aug: Why emulate HR "Best Practices" when you can customize

The HR space has traditionally been driven by Industry Best Practices. The likelihood of People Practices or Initiatives getting approved by the Management also increases manifold if one can show instances of the same being practiced by the market leaders or the competitors.

But how fruitful is such an approach? Does it always achieve the desired results? In the quest to adhere to best practices, can a more effective Initiative/Intervention be left out?