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The Fit Bit: Does Hiring For Culture Fit Matter More Than Recruiting For Skills?


Unlike many HR centered constructs, there is actually a clearly established business case for creating a strong organizational culture, and that hiring for culture fit has a direct impact on a company’s performance and bottom line results.

According to a study conducted by the International Review for Business Management and Research of over 60 peer reviewed research studies focused on the human capital performance outcomes of over 6,000 businesses, the case use of culture is clear:

“The competitive advantage of an organization is attained through strong association and establishment of culture. The organization culture helps in measuring limitation to overcome performance measurement. The limitations shows that culture and employee performance shows negative correlation as employee performance is badly affected by it.”