Tag: motivation

Acknowledgement — A positive motivator

In today’s hectic environment, people are working very hard to just keep up. The pandemic made us change the way we do business, and...

Will terminating underperformers safeguard the remote working setup from toxicity?

The pandemic has led to a majority of the workforce working from home. With remote working come several challenges, most of which revolve around...

A virtual dose of oxytocin can get employees charged up

Think of today’s remote working employees. They rise from their beds in the morning and walk up to their ‘workplace’. They plonk themselves on...

Why ‘belongingness’ is high on the HR agenda

Most organisations are actively pursuing diverse representation at the workplace, but this alone will not necessarily ensure that all employees feel included. Creating a...

How Henkel India incentivised its salesforce in the COVID era

For any sales professional, incentives constitute a major chunk of their remuneration. For many roles, the incentive can be anywhere in the range of...

Why it is important to ‘appreciate’ employees even more now

Imagine this scenario — Ankit starts his usual day by logging into his official email address. Instead of any task or project, he receives...

Rising employee anxiety: How should organisations tackle this menace?

The pandemic situation is taking a toll on people’s mental health. Those with a history of anxiety issues are finding it even harder to...

How Medanta is protecting its healthcare warriors

At 5 p.m. on March 22, Sunday, people in residential areas, houses and high-rises clapped, banged their utensils and blew the Shankh, breaking the...

Productivity-linked bonus announced for 11 lakh Railway employees

For the sixth year in a row, employees of the Indian Railways, will receive productivity-linked bonus (PLB), which will amount to 78 days’ salary. The...

Hyatt: How in the world would one motivate a chef?

The hospitality industry has a very different set of employees — not the regular nine to five office goers. This business operates 24x7 and...

Jean-Michel Cassé: A witness to ‘chaos to confidence’ in India

A senior executive of Accor Hotels in India and an international leader, Jean-Michel Cassé came to India with an open mind and heaps of excitement around building an empire from scratch. He shares his India-work experience with HRKatha.

Why incentives fail to work?

What is needed is a moment of insight/self-assessment and not an incentive, to improve performance

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,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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Axis Securities’ in-house first-line responders to drive mental wellness agenda

Axis Securities — a part of the Axis Bank Group — has taken some significant steps to address the mental-wellness concerns amongst employees. Soonu...

Former Twitter employee turns out to be a spy

Ahmad Abouammo, who used to work as a manager at Twitter, was found guilty of spying, money laundering, conspiracy and fraud. He has been...

Flipkart to train artisans, PwDs to grow business via e-commerce, create jobs

Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce marketplace, has signed an agreement with the district administration of Varanasi, Government of Uttar Pradesh, to enable national market access...

Snapchat plans jobs cuts

Snapchat, the multimedia instant messaging app and service, is reportedly gearing up to reduce headcount. Its parent company, Snap reported losses of almost $10...

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“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...

“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...