Viewed objectively, a software selection process, including that of a human resources management system (HRIS), is a purely rational process. Requirements are defined and various systems are checked to determine the extent to which these requirements can be met. In addition, the price plays an important role.

The case of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria (ELKB) showed that softer factors, such as emotions or personal experiences, can also influence a software selection process to a large extent.

This use case describes the selection process of a future human resources management system and shows how ​​change management practices can be actively included to make sure that the results find acceptance.

The article was published in the personal magazine issue 5/2021 and can be downloaded via the following link.