Documentation HR Configuration, Organisation Capital & Bottom-Line- A Case of Indian IT Sector

Dr. Jyotirmayee Choudhury .

Abstract


Since organizational knowledge is at the crux of sustainable competitive advantage, the burgeoning field of intellectual capital in general and organisational capital specifically is an exciting area for both researchers and practitioners. The thrust of the research work is to examine operational HR practices and procedures of Indian Software organisations. Three sets of questionnaires were designed on documentation HR practices, organisational capital and organisational performance in five point likert scale and were administered on the basis of field survey to the top management team of Indian software companies randomly. The outcome of the study shows that documentation HR configuration is positively related to a firm’s level of organization capital which in turn adds appreciably to the organizations bottom-line.


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HR configuration, knowledge documentation, knowledge codification, organization capital, bottom-line

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