A Comparative Study of the Software Packages Used as HRIS by Organizations Operating in India: Human Resource Professionals’ Perspective.

Mohammed Owais Qureshi, Syed Rumaiya Sajjad


The aim of the study was to do a comparative study to find the various software packages of human resource information system (HRIS) used by organizations operating in India. In this era of information explosion, in a developing country like India , human resources should be managed well and to do so, an integration of technology with the day today activities of employees should be the prime focus of organizations, operating in any domain. In the human resource management domain the technological solution is the implementation and use of human resource information system, which has in the last couple of decades become one of the most important pillar of modern human resource management. Thus for this study, a total of 71 companies across India were shortlisted across six different sectors namely information technology, real estate, business process outsourcing, financial services, manpower consulting and travel & tourism. The sample size of 385 respondents was decided, but only 355 questionnaires were found to be usable and were thus analyzed, which is a response rate of 96.25%. Chi-square results showed that organizations in the real estate sector and the service sector of India, differed significantly on the software packages  being used as human resource information system (HRIS) by organizations operating in India. This study also provided concrete insight about human resource professionals, perspective about the various features of human resource information system (HRIS) that the organization is currently using.

Research Type: Research Paper

Keywords: Human Resource Information System, Human resource Management, HRIS Software, Features of Human Resource Information System, India.

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