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Why assessment centre is a positive exercise?

By Sandeep Kulshrestha Assessment and Development centres are very popular in large enterprises who wish to explore the potential in their employees by exposing them to various professional tools run by experts, which may include (but not limited to) in-basket exercises, analysis of case studies based on some real situations, behaviour event interviews (asking the participants about events where they achieved something or were part of some initiatives that brought change). The outcomes of such exercises can lead to some participants going into new opportunities within the company and perhaps get promoted into the next level of work. And for those employees who cannot make it to the next level, this exercise makes them aware of many important facts about themselves and hence it is essentially a positive exercise.  Let us first understand how an assessment centre works. Let us say there is a company called John Doe Ltd., and they have recently taken over another company and their total