Culture rejuvenation at Barco

Last year, Barco stepped into the software as a service (SaaS) business model, where its has introduced a subscription based model for its technology...

‘Impact Day’ develops people- management skills in Deloitte employees

Deloitte recently concluded its 17th annual Impact Day 2019. This programme gives an opportunity to its employees to volunteer for different projects, which can...

Why Scandinavians have the happiest work culture

The World Happiness Report by the United Nations always features the Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Norway and Finland as the top rankers every year....

Why Indian companies shy away from using social-media to assess culture fit

There are various parameters on which candidates are assessed before employers finally decide to hire them. One such parameter is ‘culture fit’. Yes, while...

Employee Clubs: Good for organisational culture

We all have been part of groups, clubs or societies in college and school. Generally, such groups come together because the members have common...

K Raheja Corp strides towards building an all-inclusive work culture

The agenda of diversity is being taken very seriously by India Inc. It isn’t just gender diversity but diversity in all forms that is...

Accused of racist culture at work, FB apologises to employees

Black employees of Facebook had revealed experiences of bias at the workplace, and inappropriate treatment by managers, colleagues and the human resources personnel. An...

How Ola is developing an entrepreneurial mindset among its employees

Nurturing talent and innovation is what every company desires to do. It is a goal that all organisations try to work towards. Ola, the...

Does ‘culture fit’ come in the way of diversity?

Culture-fit hiring is all about hiring the right candidates, whose beliefs and attitudes are in perfect alignment with the values and culture of the...
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Is start-up culture all about performance-driven mindset?

Way back in the 1980s, Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman, World Economic Forum, had said, “In the new world, it is not the...

ICICI Bank undergoes cultural shift, scraps employee grades and hierarchies

A very positive cultural overhaul is taking place at ICICI Bank’s head office at Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai. Not only have cabins and grades...

Why employees deserve a parting gift

The act of gifting is a gesture of appreciation and respect. It’s been a part and parcel of our cultural values for ages. This...

Five dimensions of Ingersoll Rand’s work culture

Ingersoll Rand, the industrial manufacturing company claims to have an employee friendly environment. This high-trust, high-performance culture, is based on five dimensions - fairness,...

New banding and designations for Vodafone Idea employees

Vodafone Idea (VIL) has been discussing a brand new designation structure with its workforce, which is totally different from what was being used by...

Founders, fearless, and family— pillars of Bacardi Culture

Bacardi rings a bell, and that too a happy one if you are nuts about the tipple. Along with consumers, it is adding a...

Creating your own culture under a shadow

Every brand has its own identity. Similarly, every organisation builds its own culture and that is created by its own people. While some of...

Are you ready to leverage the multi-generational workforce of future?

The workforce is changing rapidly because of the widening gap between the four generations working under one roof. While organisations are preparing themselves to...

Name change for HR on the horizon

Along with human resources, its nomenclature is undergoing transformation too. It is not the first time that the human resources (HR) department is going through...

Vedanta’s family get-togethers instil a sense of belongingness

Vedanta, an active player in the aluminum industry, with its superior product quality, is leaving no stone unturned to spread joy amongst its employees...
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Why does Alibaba conduct mass weddings of its employees?

Mass weddings are not uncommon in India. This now has spread across the border and reached China. Global e-commerce giant, Alibaba, organises mass wedding at...

Intuit India – Creating a sense of belongingness

Quickly gulping the morning meal, rushing through the daily newspaper and readying for office is common routine for urban professionals. This can be a...

Why do we need cross-functional inputs while making HR policies?

Organisations usually have different teams working on various projects that will help them achieve their targets and move closer to the organisational goal. There...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s new mantra: ‘Work that fits your life’

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is setting a new benchmark in employee benefits. Called ‘Work that fits your life’, the programme offers hordes of benefits...

Schaeffler revamps HR practices in line with shifting employee preferences

The changing dynamics in the workforce is compelling companies to change the way they function and mould their policies according to the preferences of...

Barco gets recognition for robust work culture

Barco boasts of a great work culture on five parameters: fairness, respect, credibility, pride and camaraderie. They recently received a recognition for being a great...

Microsoft employees call for 40 hours a week work limit in China

A group of Microsoft employees has raised its voice against the taxing ‘996’ work culture that supports a six-day week work schedule lasting from...

Women staff at Google speak up about culture of retaliation

Two women employees of Google, who were the force behind the walkout by Google staff last year, have revealed that the Company has retaliated...

Goldman Sachs relaxes dress code

The US investment company, Goldman Sachs, has decided to relax its dress code. An internal memo signed by the senior executives as well as...

I don’t need plan B

Not having a plan B at all means sticking to plan A and persevering to make it succeed, because the path is challenging and...

Social media protocol for employees

The personal life of employees is their business, but when this personal life is exposed to the world through social media, it no longer...

7000 Bacardi employees interact with bar staff

Bacardi, the privately held family-owned spirits company, completed 157 successful years recently. To mark the occasion and as part of the ‘Back to Bar’...

Do employers buy sob stories on social media?

Last week, we stumbled upon a post in a popular social-media networking site for professionals. This is how the post read: - “I was sacked...

Shift in organisational culture requires collaborative effort

Workplace culture defines the character of an organisation, and it is this character that makes it unique and different from others. Organisational culture constitutes...

Purpose over rigidity: Agile and flexible organisations reign supreme

The level of competition has grown so much today, that employees are observed to work tirelessly in offices, with some of them working late...

Five ways to develop more meaningful relationships at work

Human beings are social animals—they crave friendships and true relationships. Having positive people around them makes them happy and helps improve their productivity. Meaningful...

Culture fit is a two-way street now

The culture of a place is determined by the attitude of its people, as well as their values and beliefs. In a workplace, culture...

Communication analytics: A measured approach to culture transformation

‘Culture is the new currency’ is a trendy phrase these days. The expression is used to understand the importance of culture in fetching, fascinating...

‘Fevicol ka Jod’ at the workplace: Pidilite’s strategy to bind its people

One of the most difficult tasks as an HR head, is to create a strong bond between employees. In a country such as India,...

Ushering a cultural shift: Why workplaces are changing for good!

Ask any individual who has been part of the corporate workforce for around two decades, and they will tell you that the most indistinguishable...

How is it working with a non-glamorous sector?

It is no secret that working in a startup is a completely different ball game when compared to larger, established organisations. Whether it is...

Volvo Eicher sells its employability and culture quotient through a film

It’s a growing trend now. While for years, brands have used ad films to influence the consumers, they are now using this vehicle to...

Are employees in a promoter-led organisation more driven and loyal?

While an empowering organisational culture surely does drive employees and makes them loyal, companies with greater influence of promoters witness faster decision-making, which, in turn, motivates employees. 

Insight: How Japan is trying to change its ‘salaryman culture’

Companies have now become lenient and are asking employees to leave on time as the government is pushing for a healthy work culture. 

Godrej’s video on #FathersDay celebrates #EqualParenting

The Group released an illuminating video this Father’s Day, highlighting its inclusive policies that encourage equal parenting.

Are we in for ‘democratisation’ of organisation?

Collaborative leadership is the way. It gives employees a seat at the leadership table and makes them partners in defining the vision and plan for their organisation.

Riding the right path: How Uber is driving a cultural change globally

From focussed efforts to improve upon diversity and inclusion, to working around the new cultural norms, Uber is driving change from all directions.

Why this Godrej video has its employees rapping and performing

The cast of the video comprises Godrejites themselves communicating, in the most authentic manner, why they love where they work. 

Swiggy: Where values define behaviours and performance

This food ordering and delivery company has got it right, in terms of having the right values in place and also ensuring that they cascade down well.

How IBM looks at diversity and inclusion

Inclusivity is an innate part of IBM’s organisational culture and is made possible by focussed groups led by diversity champions across functions.

Building, nurturing and retaining a growing workforce: The Comio story

The smartphones company has expanded its team at an extraordinary pace.

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