Tag: Amit Das

“Metaverse will be a pillar in the way we work,” Amit...

A big change in 2022 The pandemic presented an opportunity to build a digital workforce. We all know that the biggest barrier for any transformation...

How leaders can be empathetic & emotional without compromising professionalism

Leaders are expected to be empathetic and kind toward their employees. To get the best performance out of those working under them, leaders have...

How will metaverse change learning in an organisation?

Metaverse has long existed as a far-flung utopian idea rather than an achievable reality. Writer Neal Stephenson coined the term ‘metaverse’ in 1992 in...

Stay interviews are here to stay

  The Great Resignation has brought in significant changes to the way the HR operates, particularly to the retention strategy of companies. Added bonuses and...

Promotions are always welcome, or are they?

It’s a universal fact that employees expect to be rewarded for their work. Promotions are perceived as the best way to acknowledge employees’ growth...

What’s the ideal first job duration for the ‘career nomad’?

Traditionally speaking, a person’s first job gives them an avenue to explore their capabilities and build the necessary skills to succeed in their professional...

How to train managers to deal with problematic employees

There are occasions when managers have to deal with subordinates or colleagues, who become a cause for concern. The reasons could be many —...

Why the effect of mindfulness changes as we move from Asia...

Mindfulness is an old practice that originated in the Buddhist culture. From a culture point of view, the behaviours and characteristics of people in...

Can humans be fired by a bot?

A Bloomberg report claims that an employee who spent four years delivering packages for Amazon, as a contract driver in Phoenix, suddenly got axed....

Contrary to the belief, managers have gained more importance now

At the beginning of the lockdown, there were several predictions on how the new world of work would drastically change. Among the several predictions...

Hire laid off employees, but with caution

The US State of California, recently passed a new law which makes it mandatory for all companies in the hospitality sector to rehire the...

Location Bias: It matters which part of the town one comes...

A LinkedIn user who is a recruiter, mentioned an experience wherein she got to hear something shocking from her client. She reveals that the...

“On-demand organisational structure will be a reality,” Amit Das

  2020: What to learn – what to erase We witnessed a simultaneous transformation of work, workforce and workplace in 2020. Organisations were compelled to be...

Even leaders need work-life balance

When we think of a CEO or CFO or any senior leader of an organisation, do we picture them with a cape or wings...

How are organisations mapping talent in the era of AI?

Talent mapping in a large organisation with thousands of employees is almost like hunting for a needle in a haystack. To map the right...

What happens to WhatsApp work groups?

WhatsApp’s controversial privacy policy has put the whole world on red alert. Many have even switched to other chat messengers to avoid their data...

How employee advocacy has changed in the age of social media

Was employee advocacy nonexistent before social media? Certainly not. It did exist — word-of-mouth and seeking personal recommendations were the norm. In the past...

Why are self-managed teams the need of the hour?

India continues to lurk in a stage where collective technical prowess in a team is a far-fetched idea. This can, however, be overcome. Self-managed...

At work, the tortoise is the ultimate winner

The story of the tortoise and the hare seems to be relevant in today’s workplace. Every manager wants her team to be fast paced...

How technology enables large teams to be productive

During our past discussions with industry leaders regarding the perfect team size, it had become apparent that both small and large teams have their...

What’s a perfect team size?

The two-pizza rule, made famous by Jeff Bezos, founder, Amazon, suggests that if two pizzas cannot feed a team, then the team is too...

How layoffs can backfire

Layoffs are not really a strategy, but an option resorted to when a company is not doing well or in other words, when an...

‘Zero drag hiring’: A common practice, but not a good one

‘Zero drag hiring’ is a discriminatory way of hiring people without any responsibilities, that is, unmarried and childless people with no family obligations. Whenever...

Amit Das: A relationship person

Twenty years in human resources has helped Amit Das, president and CHRO, Reliance Communications, change his outlook towards life. An avid reader, who derives insights from intellectually stimulating discussions with even his close friends, is a true global HR leader. HR Katha traces his professional journey and the learning that have shaped his great career…

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,”...

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“The Great Resignation will make way for the Great Engagement,” Udbhav Ganjoo

A big change in 2022 Two of the major changes that 2022 will see are, adoption of the hybrid model of work, and a movement...

Indian Railways eliminated 72,000 posts in 6 years

Indian Railways has abolished at least 72,000 Group C and D posts over the last six years in response to a proposal for surrendering...

Mphasis all set to hire 600 professionals in Mexico

With Mexico rapidly developing into a global technology hub, Mphasis, the information technology solutions provider that specialises in cloud and cognitive services, is planning...

Vedantu lays off 424 more

The news of Vedantu laying off 200 employees had hardly sunk in and the edtech company has again let go about seven per cent...

DIALOGUE

“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...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...