Tag: Agility

Why Mercedes-Benz prefers agility in candidates

Organisations have their own unique ways of developing their exclusive workforces. While many traditional companies believe in developing people vertically, Mercedes-Benz prefers to develop...

How agile brains give leaders superpowers

Good leadership demands a high level of agility, which is essential to maintain a balance between the needs of the workforce and the business....

What are the Top 5 trending skills in India?

A study by Udemy, about the workplace learning trends across workplaces in the Asia-Pacific, reveals that the top five skills trending in India are:...

Why the age of flexibility demands agile reviews

Annual reviews are often dreaded, just as much as tracking expenses after splurging on retail therapy. As overwhelming as any kind of review may...

Mid-level career crisis: Gig offers new lease of life to those...

The fear of losing one’s job all of a sudden is very real, and more than ever in these uncertain times. It is even...

How to deal with ‘Zoom-call fatigue’

Employees, who earlier complained of longer meetings in the conference rooms of offices, now whine about longer zoom calls or conference calls hampering their...

Why lean learning is important for agile organisations

Toyota Production System (TPS) is a classic success story in manufacturing process, which enabled the Japanese automobile Company to eliminate seven kinds of wastes...

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...

A new squad structure brings in renewed agility at Aegon Life...

  While agility and performance are hot topics for organisations these days, companies dealing in life insurance have mostly stuck to the traditional way of...

A bouncy ball or a deflated tube – which one would...

The greatest danger in current times is resistance to change. The hiring goals of HR have changed over the years. The qualities they seek...

10 skills effective leaders must possess in digital age

The hyper-connected, dynamic work environment requires organisations to redefine the traits of an effective leader in the digital era.

Digitisation and agility take away 14,000 jobs at L&T

During April–September this year the company laid off 14,000 employees across businesses, to stay agile and competitive.

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

Wages of Pak government staff may suffer, IMF refuses funds

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has refused to provide financial aid to Pakistan, which is currently experiencing a severe economic crisis, at a time...

DA hike for employees approved: Telangana government 

On January 23, 2023, the government of Telangana approved the release of a single installment of dearness allowance (DA) for all government employees and...

Aparna Dhingra gets regional role at BMW

Aparna Dhingra has been promoted to head of region (HR) - Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East, BMW Group after spending six years at BMW...

DIALOGUE

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...