Pros and cons of corporate implementations
International corporations aim at unifying IT systems used in their units in various countries. The solutions that support human resources management are no exception. The aim of corporate mySAP HR implementations (roll-outs) is first of all unifying the system of reporting personal data and implementing in personnel management the best practices, tested in other countries and included into a corporate model.
Finances also count. The total cost of maintaining an integrated system is lower than using a separate system by every unit. Even if it is not physically one system installation for several countries, the fact of using the same solution enables a flow of know-how among units.
However, not every unit of a concern uses the whole corporate model. In many countries legal regulations may considerably differ from the model adopted as a corporate standard. Poland is a very good example.
If this is not taken into consideration during the implementation, life with such an ill-adjusted HR system may be a real nightmare for a unit.
The more often the labor law changes, the bigger the problem is. Changes in legal regulations should be quickly reflected in the system, which may prove ...