Tag: Emmanuel David

Achievement addiction: bane or blessing?

Achievement addiction, also known as success addiction, is a term used to describe people’s intense drive to succeed and constantly achieve their goals. In...

How the definition of remote workers has changed

Does ‘remote work’ mean the same today as it did during or before the pandemic? Well, the pandemic sure did turn the world upside...

Employees with low ambition – Boon or bane?

Having worked at the same IT Company for 11 years, Rohan Pandey, a back-end web developer, was the go-to person for most rookies on...

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...

How to keep existing employees engaged amidst mass layoffs

Globally, layoffs are happening in every other company. The fear of recession has caused many big brands such as Microsoft, Google, Tesla, Twitter, Netflix...

Trust over performance: Hiring the Navy Seal way

In the United States Navy Sea, Air, and Land Teams, commonly known as Navy SEALs, preference is given to trust over performance during hiring...

Should the referrer be blamed for a bad hire?

High attrition rates, large-scale resignations, and the challenges of finding the perfect cultural fit in the current talent scenario have made the acquisition of...

Do emerging leaders focusing on their personal growth hurt company’s prospects?

In today’s competitive world, it has become really difficult to find the right candidate with the potential to be a leader. But are emerging...

Do micro-credentials hold relevance in the job market?

Today’s generation is restless. They want everything fast — here and now. That is why, there is so much hype around micro credentials. So,...

Can corporate India have one-job, one-pay?

PwC Australia recently revealed the salaries of all of its eighty thousand employees. Its report included pay brackets for Senior associates ($141,500-150,000 a year), Managers...

5 ways of dealing with Imposter Syndrome at work

It is very common to experience self-doubt at work when one’s confidence is low and the work too much. A feeling of failure and underachievement...

How can process-driven organisations be more creative?

Companies such as Apple and Google are known for their innovativeness and creativity in the corporate and tech world. Google’s innovative ideas such as...

Pros and cons of on-demand learning

On-demand learning (ODL) is a strategy that helps employees access knowledge anywhere, anytime. While the concept isn’t new, it has gained more importance in...

How sandwich generation or 50 plus can combat job loss

Middle-aged adults, in their 40s and 50s, are often referred to as the sandwich generation because of the stage of life they are in....

Should technology only support learning, and not dictate it?

Saying that the pandemic and related restrictions over the past two years has changed our lives would be an understatement. There has been a...

Dealing with sexual harassment at the workplace: Lessons from the EY...

One of the world’s leading professional service providers, Ernst and Young (EY), earned heavy criticism, both internally and externally, when it decided to retain...

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...

Is India Inc. privy to the idea of a third workspace?

As we slowly return towards normalcy, employers and employees debate the workspace of the future. While some lean towards the reopening of workspaces, many...

Why do traditional companies have lower attrition rates?

Controlling high rates of attrition has always been one of the more daunting tasks for HR professionals working in the services industry. With attrition...

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...

Why people miss the onsite learning sessions

With many organisations working remotely or adopting a hybrid working model, many of the HR functions and processes have also gone virtual. Leaning and...

Emmanuel David retires as director – TMTC, Anand Shankar to take...

Emmanuel David will superannuate as the director of Tata Management Training Centre (TMTC) and Anand Shankar will succeed him. Shankar is a senior corporate...

New Power Couple, CHRO & CIO, help sail through the pandemic

With remote work becoming the norm ever since the pandemic struck, organisations have felt an urgent need to completely digitise many work processes. Most...

How to learn while you work: HR leaders debate at The...

The discussion was a part of the ‘The Great HR Debate’ sponsored by Harappa Education and organised by HR Katha on Friday, February 19,...

TMTC declared Best Corporate University in ‘culture & tech’ category

Global Council of Corporate Universities (GlobalCCU), a global body which recognises some best practices in corporate universities, globally, held its 2021 GlobalCCU Awards on...

Has the DE&I agenda been reduced to woke washing in India...

We always talk about the top-down approach in business. The organisation’s visions, ideas, values and missions are first ideated by the top management and...

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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Major pay cut for senior executives: Google

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has hinted at a major pay cut for senior executives following the recent termination of 12,000 employees. During a town...

Severance package costs $640 million for 18000 laid off amazon employees

Last month, Amazon laid off over 18,000 employees and, as a result, the company incurred a cost of $640 million in severance packages in...

Bombay HC: Financial crisis is no excuse for not paying employee

A city labour court ruled that  financial crisis cannot serve as a reason for not paying employee salaries and ordered a computer services company...

Economic challenges & reduced spending leads to more layoffs

PayPal revealed that it is cutting 2,000 full-time positions globally, which makes up about 7% of its workforce. The digital payments company has said...

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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...