Tag: generalists

Generalists, specialists or T-shaped — who will make better CXOs?

When we talk about leaders, no one misses mentioning some amazing business leaders such as Ratan Tata, Warren Buffet or Steve Jobs. Such people...

What do companies need more at a startup stage: specialists or...

This question has led to endless debates. Not surprising, since both have their pros and cons. Specialists are experts in their fields, and well-versed...

Who will rule the gig economy? Generalists, specialists or micro-specialists?

Who do you think will rule the gig economy? It is a tricky question. Will a generalist shine or will a specialist be in...

Does the future belong to HR generalists?

What is better, to be a ‘jack of all trades’ or a ‘master of one’? For HR, the answer probably lies somewhere in the...

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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Better.com offers voluntary separation agreement to India staff

Better.com is in the news yet again. While in the past it made headlines for laying off employees unceremoniously, this time the Company has...

Former eBay Employee sent live insects to critical journalists

Seven employees of eBay were charged with harassing a journalist couple, who were critical of the Company. Apparently, these seven employees, including David Harville,...

“Hierarchical management approach softening in most companies,” Anant Garg

A big change in 2022 As more companies start getting back to office with hybrid models in place, both employers and employees may find it...

Cars24 lays off 600+, 6% of workforce

Over 600 employees from the currently 9,000-strong workforce at Cars24 have been laid off. The six-year old used-car marketplace has let go about six...

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...