Competency-based Human Resource Management has emerged as an important area in HRM, Organizational Behaviour (OB) and Organization Development (OD). This comprehensive and up-to-date text therefore focuses on the four critical dimensions of Competency-based HRM: Mapping, Modelling, Assessing and Applying. With his expertise and wealth of experience in the HRM field, Dr. Srinivas Kandula gives a masterly analysis of the state-of-the-art techniques including Competency Card Sort Activity (CCSA), Behavioural Event Interview (BEI), Critical Incident Technique (CIT), Development of a Curriculum (DACUM), Assessment Centre (AC), Development Centre (DC), Thematic Apperception Test (TAT), Repertory Grid, Strength Finder, Thomas Profiling, and Rorschach Inkblot (RIBT).
What distinguishes the text is that it emphasizes, with the help of Case Studies, the Why, What kind of, as well as How competency orientation can help in managing human resources, especially in the spheres of talent acquisition, development, performance, compensation, motivation and recognition.
• Presents the whole spectrum of Competency Mapping, Competency Modelling and Competency Assessment Interventions.
• Focusses on Competency-based Applications like Recruitment, Compensation, Training, Performance and Career Management.
• Provides several Case Studies which illustrate the concepts discussed and solutions to problems.
This compact and well-organized book would be suitable as a text for Management students specializing in HRM, HRD, OB, OD, Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, and, in particular, for those pursuing courses in Competency-based HRM. It would also prove valuable for all those professionals who wish to understand how prediction models can be built to enhance the value of HRM as a strategic business function which will bring in significant ROI besides fostering enterprise excellence.