Tag: Adil Malia

What’s with the ‘year-end leaves’ in some companies?

In the West and Europe, the year-end period is most special and full of celebration. Christmas, coupled with New Year celebrations makes the end...

Trust over performance: Hiring the Navy Seal way

In the United States Navy Sea, Air, and Land Teams, commonly known as Navy SEALs, preference is given to trust over performance during hiring...

“We need a new leadership development module,” Adil Malia

A big change in 2022 HR leadership during 2022 will singularly be expected to facilitate leadership dialogues around change in the business models through an...

Should companies consider scrapping the non-compete clause?’

The ‘Non-Compete Clause’, which many companies have as part of their employment contract, is not a rarity. In fact, it is used to safeguard...

BharatPe episode: Should employees stay put or offboard immediately?

Of late, Bharat Pe has been caught on the wrong foot. It all started with the controversial and abusive video clip of co-founder and...

How can HR teams avoid burnout

One of the principal motives of the human resources (HR) function is to look after the employees of the organisation. However, what happens when...

Is a 30-week parental leave policy feasible?

Meesho, one of India's fastest rising social e-commerce startups, has recently grabbed headlines for introducing a couple of employee-friendly policies recently. It managed to...

Sprawling offices out, satellite pods in!

The workspace has undergone significant changes since the pandemic spun life, as we know it, around. Having already consumed a better part of the...

Stop bragging about back-to-back meetings!

With the advent of the hybrid work model, corporate operation has taken an unforeseen turn. Employees — who are already reeling under the challenges...

Should there be a penalty for wrong recommendations?

The Employee Referral Programme or ERP, is a rather common programme across organisations. Many of firms inspire their existing employees to refer candidates who...

Decoding the ideal Indian workweek

A happy work atmosphere is essential for any company to ensure optimal output. To establish a happy work environment, the employees — the building...

“Perennials will replace Millennials,” Adil Malia

2021 – changing organisational design Talent acquisition will become increasingly net-based. Predictive AI tools will be used to assess and support hiring decisions. Block- chain...

Are bosses caged?

Employees are often heard complaining about their bosses being rude. More often than not, this rudeness is born of stress. To a great extent,...

Why do teams learn faster than individuals?

In the current context and time, everyone will agree that we all learn faster when we learn together, than when we try to learn...

What is the fuss about Netflix’s ‘Keeper Test’?

Netflix, the streaming giant, had introduced a ‘keeper test’ a few years back to determine how much effort a leader or manager would put...

Managing red-circle employees during a crisis

Employees become red-circled whenever their pay rate is above the maximum salary identified for the position. These workers are at the top of the...

The trend of garbing layoffs as restructuring

There has been a trend for companies, be it small organisations or big, to lay off people in the name of restructuring. While companies...

Which aspects of HR can be outsourced?

A few years ago, Professor Ram Charan created quite a stir by suggesting splitting the HR department into two halves and doing away with...

Do HR managers with cross-functional experience have an added advantage?

The dynamics of business is changing rapidly, and so is HR. We need leaders with blended capabilities at the top. A look at the...

‘Overqualified’ does not necessarily mean ‘smart’

An overqualified employee is as bright as a button, but is this button hanging loose and ready to fall? Highly educated people possessing a...

Western Region NIPM Conclave to be held on March 15 and...

National Institute of Personnel Management will be organising its 'Western Region HR Conclave' on March 15 & 16, 2019 at Hotel Sofitel, BKC. The...

HRBP to play transformation officer to drive business

‘HR’ and ‘business’ are not isolated from one another, anymore. Their tracks are not parallel as before either. The human resource business partner (HRBP)...

Will bureaucracy play spoilsport in ‘lateral hiring’ by Government?

Senior corporate leaders welcome this fresh move by the government, but they also have their share of apprehension. HRKatha reports. 

Round & Around: The year that went by

Adil Malia captures the year that went by and classifies how the world of HR changed in 2017. 

Five roles that HR can be equated to

In any organisation, HR is one function that can be seen in different lights. Here are five roles that HR leaders unconsciously end up donning.

Modern fiefdoms: Why succession planning is a taboo in family business

Succession planning is a must to avoid future conflicts but most companies shy away from even broaching this topic.

How Sarahah can ruin work culture

Will this tool, meant for giving constructive feedback, end up encouraging backbiting? 

Geethaa Ghaneckar moves from Raymond to Raheja

Ghaneckar, who was part of the Raymond HR leadership team for over eight years, will now lead the people agenda at the Raheja Universal.

Coach vs. Captain: What it takes for a fruitful relationship

A coach should be able to establish trust with the team, especially the high performers.

HR veteran Adil Malia launches a people-centric website

The website aims to share knowledge and improve learning through an engaging medium.

 

Is IT losing its sheen as favourite employer?

With dipping revenues, falling hiring numbers and the kind of talent sought by IT industry undergoing a massive change, what will keep the charm intact? 

Happiness is a choice individuals make and organisations facilitate: CEOs at...

We are living in interesting times with not just changes but unpredictability in different dimensions impacting society, organisations and individuals.

Workplace citizenship: The way to nurture loyalists

Are organisations truly able to create an enabling environment to make people feel valued, cared for and connected to the soul of the organisation?

10 talent trends of 2017: Adil Malia

Couple of days to go and ten trends that organisations need, to get future smart and future ready in 2017.

Obituary: Deloitte’s former chief people officer, Dhananjay Bansod’s journey meets a...

Bansod met with an accident while boarding a train in Mumbai and breathed his last on the way to the hospital.

Do white collars need a ‘union’ for their voice?

White-collar employees are left to fight on their own in case of mass retrenchment, unlike their manufacturing counterparts. Should there be a union to ensure them a fair deal?

New Year Special: How should a leader strategise in 2016?

An analysis, on upcoming challenges in ‘Strategic People Management’ which people leaders will have to gear for this year.

7th Pay Commission: Compensation changes have a positive though very limited...

Let us creatively appreciate the highlights and take a guess whether this additional cost will create gross national value on the hypothesis: 'happy, engaged and motivated employees co-create better yield'!

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” Adil Malia

Adil Malia, group president, HR at Essar group, has worked across industries, cultures, regions and functions. From FMCG to hardcore engineering and infrastructure; from a Global MNCs such as GE, Coca-Cola to promoter led companies such as Essar and Godrej; from India to West Asia from employee relations, training, HRM, organisational development to marketing in tactical and strategic roles.

He shares with HR Katha his candid views on the state of human resources function in India.

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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Dentsu India ropes in Unmesh Pawar as CPO

Denstu has appointed Unmesh Pawar as the new chief people officer for India and South Asia. Before Pawar, Rohit Suri who moved on to...

Should employers steer clear of frequent job hoppers?

There was a time when it was common practice for people to spend their entire careers at the same organisation. Today, a constantly- changing...

Fibe gets Monica Mishra as head of human resources

Fibe, a leading consumer-lending app, previously called EarlySalary, has roped in Monica Mishra as the new head of human resources. With 18 years of diverse...

Has FIS asked 400 Pune employees to leave?

Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Pune, the Indian arm of the American multinational fintech firm, is on a layoff spree, to deal with redundancy....

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...