Tag: Culture

How twitter’s acquisition by Elon Musk could bring a change in...

The dramatic acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk was finally concluded on 27 October 2022. The process had actually begun in April 2022 but was...

Only 27% organisations attract, retain talent with strong, inspirational leadership

Thanks to the pandemic organisations and employers the world over have been forced to rethink how they can fulfil the changing needs and expectations...

How to keep power dynamics from ruining company culture

Power dynamics at the workplace refers to the balance – or imbalance – among people who share a professional relationship. With healthy and positive...

Puretech Digital launches People Vision, an aspirational chart for its employees

Puretech Digital, the Mumbai-based full-service digital agency has announced the launch of People Vision, an aspirational chart for its employees. Like a Company’s vision,...

Why Bizongo empowers staff to create & amend HR policies

Bizongo, a B2B platform for made-to-order products in India has introduced an interesting policy for its over 300-strong workforce. The startup has empowered all...

Treebo appoints Purvaja Prabhakar as head of people & culture

Treebo Hotels, the Indian chain of budget hotels, has appointed Purvaja Prabhakar as its head of people & culture. Prabhakar, who comes with over 13...

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,”...

Coaching, reimagining organisational culture

Behind every successful executive is the contribution of many others. We will lack humility if we attribute our success only to ourselves! While these others...

Twitter to reopen office from March 15

Twitter has decided that it will reopen its offices as the impact and cases of COVID 19 has declined in the last couple of...

How to promote a culture of purpose in an organisation

An organisation’s culture of purpose is defined by what it is and what it stands for. Its beliefs, expectations and values are separate from...

Alstom to expand its India talent pool by 15% in 2022

Alstom Group, the global smart, sustainable and green mobility company, is planning to expand its India team by 15 per cent in 2022. It...

Are changing work models also changing the culture of organisations?

Just when HR was gearing for technological disruptions, something bigger came along to pose even bigger challenges — the pandemic. While it was a...

How the workplace culture has transformed over the last two years

The culture of a workplace comprises the shared values, belief systems, attitudes and behaviours that employees in a workplace share. A positive work culture is...

Why attrition at startups is on the higher side

Ask a newbie about the reason for joining a startup, and the most common answer would be that it’s exciting and thrilling to be...

American Express will allow employees to work from anywhere for 4...

In a bid to make work more flexible for its employees, credit card giant, American Express, will now allow its employees to work from...

Karnataka minister blames WFA culture for low employment rate in the...

Karnataka’s Minister of Higher Education, IT, BT and Skill Development CN Ashwath Narayan, in response to the question of unemployment in the state, said...

How Crompton is using the ‘Power of Language’ to create a...

In 2020, a book called ‘Leadership is a Language’ was released, which emphasised on how interplay of words and language played a big role...

How to implement a strategic culture change in an organisation

Culture is built over the years by the people of the organisation. It starts with the first bunch of employees and it keep shaping...

‘One company, one culture’ is a myth

Many organisation boast about having ‘one company one culture’. Big conglomerates with diverse businesses have often said that even if they have diverse businesses,...

Is the company culture under threat?

Many of us have not met our colleagues, subordinates and friends at work for a long time now. Yes, we are all interacting virtually,...

Companies in the US seek vaccination details of staff

Ahead of implementing ‘return to office’, many organisations are updating their employee records with the vaccination status of the staff. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

Shilpa Bidathanapalli appointed VP-HR, CNSI

CNSI, the global innovative healthcare management solutions provider, has appointed Shilpa Bidathanapalli as vice president - human resources, for its operations in Chennai, India....

Team Coaching—A driver for superior performance and collaboration

Amidst the chaos of last year, leadership and culture across businesses transformed rapidly. Staying relevant meant adapting work styles and leadership styles much faster...

Why organisations need human-centred leaders

Businesses are run by human beings. They make operations smooth, create value for the company and its stakeholders and make or break a business. It...

3M’s ‘Development for All’ motto focuses on scale, reach & engagement

Learning and development (L&D) in an organisation was always important. A year under the spell of the pandemic has, however, accelerated its significance. People...

Tata Starbucks: Riding the wave of values & culture

Despite layoffs and salary cuts giving sleepless nights to employees and employers across industries in 2020, Tata Starbucks did not resort to any of...

Lowe’s India appoints Mohith Mohan as senior director – HR

Lowe's India has announced the appointment of Mohith Mohan as the senior director for human resources in India. Mohan has move from Hudson’s Bay Company,...

Driving innovation with a rule book

It is innovation that is driving businesses today. For many, it is a survival tactic. Organisations seek people who can innovate, are creative, and...

Facets of an ‘innovative & inclusive culture’

For any business to succeed, there has to be a free flow of ideas, a willingness to experiment, the ability to think out of...

Problems or solutions: What does the team come up with more...

What does any organisation need at this hour? A team that is proactive, self-sufficient and tries to come up with solutions more often than...

How companies can lure critical talent during economic slump

During any economic downturn, it is natural for hiring processes to slow down as well. However, that doesn’t mean that hiring freezes totally. Hiring...

How Oyo benchmarked its exit process

The term ‘layoff’ finds its way into newspapers and headlines quite often these days. A humane approach to the exercise is becoming a hot...

Boeing’s ‘arrogant’ culture revealed in employees’ e-mails

The aviation company is still to recover its image following two fatal MAX crashes that claimed 346 lives and led to the grounding of...

Should employers disclose salary in job ads?

When it comes to disclosing salary information on job advertisements, it is cause of contestation. Many companies would disagree on whether or not it...

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...

Invest in culture to ensure employee engagement

Engaged employees are highly productive, are able to maintain great relations with the customers, and remain loyal to the organisation. Studies suggest that engaged...

How can HR ensure the success of a strategic alliance?

There are many examples of strategic alliances in India, where two organisations have come together to achieve a certain goal. One such example is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Deloitte India – Making an impact in employees’ lives through impact...

Nathan SV, partner and chief talent officer, Deloitte India, shared his experience when he enrolled for his organisation’s employee community service initiative known as...

5 unique ways companies worldwide bring some fun into workplace

Injecting the fun and humour element at the workplace can bring a visible change to employee engagement

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.

This chic office in Mumbai is every worker’s dream

SutraHR has gone ahead and innovated with its workplace design, making it appear more like a cool lounge.

Marrying German and Indian cultures at Dr. Oetker India

Following Dr. Oetker’s acquisition of Fun Foods in 2008, one of the biggest challenges was to bridge the gap between employer ambitions and employee expectations.

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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Hiring activity grows 27% in Nov., reaches pre-festive level: Report

The Indian job market bounced back to pre-festive levels in November. As per a leading job portal, the country’s premier job index emerged at...

Zaggle announces 12-week fitness challenge for employees

Zaggle, a SaaS fintech company and a pioneer in digitising business spends has announced a 12 week-long fitness challenge for its employees to promote...

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workers

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workersOn the recommendation of Advisory Committee on Platform Workers, the Singapore government has announced...

YES WORLD to hire 600 globally, expand global utility services

Singapore-based cryptocurrency, YES WORLD Token, which is operated by YES WORLD Climate Tech, plans to hire 600 people globally. It is all set to...

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...