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Where are the future leaders?

In India, only 38 percent of India HR professionals were confident of their organisation’s bench strength — the supply to fill critical leadership positions over the next three years and 40 per cent believed that their succession management system and processes were low or very low effectiveness.

DDI sacks employee over an irresponsible tweet

After Ashish Kaul’s hate tweet about the Kathua rape victim, the company suspended him; his Twitter account met the same fate.

DDI releases new futuristic leadership acceleration platform

A new digital learning portal catapults leadership development into the future with on-demand insight tools, personalised learning and increased connectivity.

DDI elevates Amogh Deshmukh as MD

Deshmukh, who has spent nine years with the company, has taken over from Anu Zachariah, who was the MD since 2014.

DDI develops a video game for leadership development

The game not only allows business leaders to see the immediate impact of the use of Key Principles on their team's performance and level of engagement, but also improves  their situational judgment as to which key principle to use and when, in challenging situations.

DDI appoints Tacy Byham as CEO

Ronald Dalesio and Robert Rogers elevated to the posts of  executive vice-president and  president emeritus, respectively.

Human Resources: More executioners than planners

Rarely are members of the HR fraternity in the country directly involved in the strategic planning process of their respective organisations.

Ensure sustainable development through inclusion and empowerment

Almost every major global issue has its roots in some form of inequality. There is an imbalance of social, economic and political power between...

Busyness to Business

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Is Novartis planning layoffs in India?

Drug company, Novartis India, may slash 170 jobs as part of a bid to rationalise its workforce, amidst the uncertainties brought on by the...


Is it okay to say ‘I don’t know’ during job interviews?

Job interviews are always crucial. Even if one acquires monumental experience over the years, how alert, agile and confident candidates appear to be during...

Even contract staff entitled to maternity leave: Karnataka HC

The Karnataka High Court recently ruled that even contract staff are entitled to maternity leave. The petitioner, B.S. Rajeswari, was appointed as project information...

Why is retention a big deal post the 2020 layoff drive?

According to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, Indians are likely to get 6.4 per cent average salary increment in 2021. Even though this...

Pankaj Poddar appointed AVP- HR , Aditya Birla Group , Ultratech, DCW

Aditya Birla Group has appointed Pankaj Poddar as AVP-HR for the Ultratech cement plant, at Dalla, in Sonebhadra, Uttar Pradesh. Poddar moves from AVI-Oil...


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...

“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...