In defense of HR Best Practice

All about Human Capital

The concept of ‘best practice’ is so yesterday. So I am told. Although I fully understand where the critics are coming from, I think they are too negative on the concept. Let me expand…

Yes, ‘best practice’ has come under some criticism lately and quite frankly also with some justification. It is impossible to go to a conference, read a white paper or just look through the blogosphere today without being overdosed with best practice by consultancy companies (such as yours truly), who are trying to make their products and services sound better than it really is or are selling it to their customers as ‘this is how all the best are doing it and see how much money they are making’.

Jane Watson formulates it well when she says:

“Best practice” has become a largely meaningless label an individual applies to one or more business practices that they hold…

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About Erwin Muniruzaman

A seasoned and intelligence HR practitioner with a span of more than 12 years on overall HR experience practice in leading companies of Banking and Retail industry. Leveraging his vast knowledge on Indonesian HR practices and regulations, to build a Performance Culture organization. Currently managing all HR strategy and policies in a multiformat retail business group with almost 15.000 employees in 33 cities across Indonesia. Act as a trusted advisor to member of Board of Directors on HR matters and responsible to align HR Strategies and Initiatives with busines strategic planning. Together with HR Director have transformed a passive and administration focus HR team into more adaptive, dynamic and modern HR team that always aligned its strategy with business strategy and needs. A passionate and HR enthusiast that always eager to share his ideas, opinions and experiences about HR related topics (especially Indonesian cases) to public, as a speaker as well as a HR blog writer in his personal blog/LinkedIn Profile : http://www.mewarisgagasan.wordpress.com https://id.linkedin.com/erwinmuniruzaman

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