Tag: Leadership

Why do organisations need a ‘connector manager’

The primary characteristic of a progressive and growing company is its learning culture. Yes, we need learning interventions, and technological advancement in the learning...

Women form 37% of leadership and 29.2% of workforce at Microsoft

According to Microsoft’s Diversity and Inclusion Report 2019, 29.2 per cent of its global workforce comprises women. The figure has increased by 1.2 percentage...

The vulnerable relationship between a young CEO and Gen X C-suite

Two decades back, the word ‘CEO’ may have conjured up images of a 60-year old person, with professional experience of more than 30 years....

Managers should help employees reattach to work to keep them engaged

While discussing employee well-being, the importance of learning to disconnect and detach from work once the work day is over is a topic that...

Leaders are to blame for underperforming teams

If one or two members of a team are found to be underperforming, it is quite understandable. But what if more than 60 per...

What great HR managers do differently

Great managers are not born that way; they make an effort to create a difference by going the extra mile. We all have heard...

Alkem leverages customised e-learning to train its sales force

Competition is getting tougher, irrespective of the industry. There is a wide variety of products and services on offer, each one trying to outdo...

Six leadership development truths organisations cannot do without in the digital...

Believe it or not, leadership development is growing as a concern for most organisations with every passing day. Traditional leadership rubrics are being ruled...

Cost of being a Senior Leader

Deliberate choices don’t guarantee complete control or satisfaction. Life sometimes takes over, whether it’s parents’ dementia, or a teenager’s car accident or a successful...

Cipla: Nurturing inspirational managers

Managers act as the building blocks of a company. For the long-term survival of the organisation, it is very important to strengthen the capabilities...

Are you suffering from leadership blind spots?

We all know the impact visionary leaders can create on business and people. They have the ability to transform the way a society thinks,...

Is it right for managers to have soft corner for high...

A very good friend of mine shared one of her experiences, where a team member was more favoured by her manager in terms of...

Never a boring day at Titan

Coffee-break conversations can be rather random. Our group went into discussing lifestyle products and brands. One of my colleagues initiated an informal survey of...

Seven ways to avoid being a wishy-washy boss

Being a boss is tough, and being an ideal boss even more so. You are frustrated because every time you try to strike a...

When the ‘heads’ become headaches

Leadership is about mobilising people to extract the best out of them emotionally and intellectually. However, companies often face situations where the function heads...

Godrej India Culture Lab launches 2nd season of Leadership Programme

The team hosted their first session at Ramnarain Ruia College, Matunga, on July 17 where Lab Head, Parmesh Shahani, engaged students in an interactive session pertaining to the Lab and the Programme.

Symphonic C-suite: It’s not lonely at the top anymore

It is the latest leadership model that helps leaders understand, manage, and respond to the new-age, complex social capital issues.

Why leadership should encourage failures within organisations

Failure is not the opposite of success, but a part of it. 

Leadership summit to see HR titans select young leaders for innovation...

Leading From Behind Summit and HR 40Under40 awards to celebrate HR excellence of 650+ young leaders

How inspiring are today’s bosses

Good bosses should be able to motivate the employees to be creative and perform their best.

What is success?

Is success achieving certain results, targets and goals?

AI will allow hyper-customisation of trainings: Jonathan Vehar

Jonathan Vehar, global VP-products, Dale Carnegie & Associates was in town. Vehar has worked with organisations to develop leadership and innovation solutions necessary for growth. He is considered to be an innovation thought leader. In an exclusive interview with Lipi Agrawal of HRKatha, he, along with his colleague Pallavi Jha, chairperson & managing director - ?Dale Carnegie Training India, share the future of training and the role technology will play in making training a measurable exercise. Excerpts…

The connection between ‘sleep’ and ‘leadership’

A survey of 196 business leaders found that nearly half did not get enough sleep at least four nights of the week, while two- thirds were generally dissatisfied with how much sleep they got.

9 leadership capabilities required to succeed at future workplace

Disruptive envisioning will be the most critical leadership capability in the future workplace of India.

Six key aspects of workplace culture that need attention

Purpose, opportunity, success, appreciation, wellbeing and leadership are crucial in attracting and retaining talent.

What employees think of their top management

15% of the employees surveyed feel the leadership style at the top level needs change.

Lend Me Thy Ears

Deep listening skills are the foundation of strong relationships, respectful communication and responsive leadership. 

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.

How leaders can create time for reflection

Ambitious people often discount the need for sleep and physical rest but it’s important to consciously slow down at regular intervals.

United We Fall

Every incident is a learning and at the same time an opportunity to prove oneself. Following the United Airlines fiasco, the carrier had a golden opportunity to display the right leadership attitude, which it unfortunately failed to take advantage of. So what was the missed opportunity?

Leadership Lessons from M.S .Dhoni

The author had the good fortune of playing a couple of matches against Dhoni in the dusty bylanes of Ranchi.

Corporate lessons from the world of cinema

A few well-known movies viewed from a corporate lens to bring forth what they have in offer for the HR enthusiasts.

Can we rebuild the house while staying in it?

We are being called upon to deliver an innovative product, a game changing service and at the same time are expected to keep our business intact. A tall task for sure!

How Indian companies fare against G2000 companies

India Inc. should focus on inclusion, diversity and strengthening of core talent-management practices.

Engagement without purpose is a futile exercise

Socially responsible organisations are more attractive and engaging workplaces for employees across hierarchies 

 

Leadership development: The new rule book

Companies across the globe are now realising the difference between managers and leaders, and also looking at different ways to groom leaders.  

The perils of mother-in-law leadership syndrome

The real pleasure for a corporate mother-in-law leader is to stress out others by the virtue of their authority. Negotiating employee happiness with unrealistic and impatient demands is at the core of their leadership. They convert an organisation into a dungeon.

How to decode your boss’s ‘World Cup’ hangover

The Cricket World Cup has thrown up some very interesting stimuli when it comes to leadership role models for bosses.

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The best laid L&D plans begin with competency mapping and performance...

Growth-oriented business organisations demonstrate high degrees of agility, which keeps them in the fast lane. They are quick to change and are able to...

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How to keep women professionals engaged

How to keep women professionals engaged

Organisations need to focus on ensuring that their women do not quit. Looks like women are quitting their jobs at a faster rate than men....

A cognitively diverse workforce is also a highly engaged one

The importance of hiring candidates who fit into the organisation’s culture is a topic that has been discussed by HR professionals for ages. Organisations...

How meetings can be made interactive and engaging

Many an employee has complained about boring meetings at the workplace. In fact, meetings are rarely looked forward to, especially if they happen very...

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The whites and the blues of the gig workforce

The whites and blues of the gig workforce  

Gig workers are being hired for specialised jobs as well as for manual labour. The workforce of today is looking beyond tenure and jobs —...
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Namit Kharbanda is new director-HR, JW Marriott, Pune  

  Kharbanda, who used to work for Andaz Delhi, will now be heading all HR-related operations, such as recruitment, talent development policies, administration, compliance and...

Oyo’s hospitality partners panic due to layoffs

The hotel partners seem to have received no communication from OYO about its downsizing and are unable to contact the Company’s representatives either. Oyo’s recent...

More employment opportunities in the field of data science in India

About 1.5 lakh jobs will be available in the data science space this year. According to a recent study, India will offer 62 per cent...

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“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...

“Traditional organisations use ‘startups’ as proxy to build an agile organisation,” Rahul Garg, founder,...

Moglix offers a variety of products from safety and electronics to office tools. The Company aims to make an impact worth $100 billion dollars...
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“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...