Tag: Makarand Khatavkar

Salary Raise: more may be better but not always…

The fourth quarter keeps the HR and senior management busy with compensation and bonus decisions. Enormous amounts of time, energy and money, are rightfully...

Makarand Khatavkar to leave Kotak Mahindra Bank to start his own...

Makarand Khatavkar is stepping down as the group head-HR, Kotak Mahindra Bank — a role that he took on over four years back, in...

The role of HR in digital banking regime: Makarand Khatavkar

Not just managing change, future is in adapting to never ending disruptions. Makarand Khatavkar predicts for 2018 and beyond.

How different is employee engagement from employee experience?

Are employee engagement and experience two sides of the same coin or is there something that differentiates the two? HRKatha finds out.

How to transform leadership in VUCA world

The old prescriptive ways of developing leaders based on a preset scale of competencies does not help them to address adaptive business challenges in the VUCA world.

“Kotak creates professional entrepreneurs,” Makarand Khatavkar

An alumnus of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, and an accredited coach (ACC) recognised by the International Coach Federation, Makarand Khatavkar, group head–human resources, Kotak Mahindra Bank, has built HR teams from scratch, more than once.

A seasoned HR professional, Khatavkar’s career spans three decades. He has spent around 20 years in the BFSI sector alone. Prior to joining Kotak, he led HR at Deutsche Bank.

He speaks to HRKatha, on how the banking industry is realigning its people’s strategy with the changing business environment, and the plans specific to Kotak Mahindra’s employee engagements.

Madhavi Lall takes over as HR head, Deutsche Bank India

With more than 25 years of experience in the field of human resources, Lall is fully equipped to understand the needs of the industry. 

ExxonMobil hikes pay for CEO, CFO, senior VPs

Exxon Mobil Corp XOM.N has decided to raise the base salaries — that make up 10 per cent of overall compensation — of its...

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