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.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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Gratuity, leave encashment are components of salary: SC

According to the Supreme Court, gratuity and leave encashment are components of the salary. This ruling went against the argument of the advocate representing...

Employees seek authentic managers: Report

Microsoft’s Work Trend Index Pulse Report says that 82 per cent employees are more inclined to attend one-on-ones at work if their managers are...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

96% Wipro staff to get hike from 1 Sept

Despite economic pressures in the last quarter, Wipro is giving annual salary increments to 96 per cent of its staff, with effect from September...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...