Tag: Culture

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.

Working in a public-sector bank may soon get tough

PSBs will soon begin operating as private banks, with lesser staff and focus on performance

How Sarahah can ruin work culture

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

Air India prepares for a cultural shift

The national carrier will shift from a PSU culture to that of a corporate culture in anticipation of privatisation.

Culture Clash: Walmart revokes ban on workplace drinking after Jet.com’s acquisition

Jet reportedly had regular in-office happy hours, as well as at least one kitchen cupboard full of liquor, and employees sometimes drank at their desks

Not ‘technology’ but ‘culture’ a roadblock in digital transformation of organisations

When it comes to digital transformation of organisations, employees and the leadership are on different tangents.

Creative makeover of workplaces

Chairs in offices are giving way to quirky bean bags or couches, and swanky coffee tables are replacing the boring study/work desks. Even the conference rooms are getting more playful, be it with the furniture, the décor or the entire setup itself.

GSK says ‘No’ to cabins and cubicles

The open office culture in Gurgaon, which is second after Philadelphia, is expected to boost collaboration and productivity at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare .

Coaching with emotional intelligence

There is a ‘chicken or the egg’ question when considering Emotional Intelligence or quotient (EQ) as a coaching tool. Must a coach be emotionally...

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Delhi HC directs AIIMS to pay over Rs 50 lakhs to ex-employee

Delhi High Court has ordered the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to shell out about Rs 50 lakh to a former employee....

How Volvo India’s ‘ExcelHer’ initiative gives women professionals a second chance

Global automobile manufacturer, Volvo, in a bid to further its diversity and inclusion agenda in India, has announced an initiative to include women restarting...

Facebook to pay $14.25 million in penalty for discriminatory hiring

Facebook will be liable to pay a large amount of $14.25 million in civil claims to the US government. The settlement comprises two separate...

How Edelweiss Tokio increases engagement scores of its women employees

Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance has appointed its first chief diversity and inclusion officer with Anup Seth. The objective is to step up efforts to...

DIALOGUE

“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...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...