Tag: Nihar Ghosh

Why global HR practices do not work in India

What is people management all about? It is about dealing with humans, that is, the people who make businesses successful. Therefore, no matter how...

Following ‘capsule wardrobe’ like Jobs or Zuckerberg doesn’t prove anything

Are you also a fan of the ‘capsule wardrobe’ like many others across the world? Do you also believe in maintaining a collection of...

Should companies consider scrapping the non-compete clause?’

The ‘Non-Compete Clause’, which many companies have as part of their employment contract, is not a rarity. In fact, it is used to safeguard...

How are ‘engaged’ employees different from ‘involved’ employees?

There are two kinds of employees in an organisation who excel at work in different ways — the ones who are ‘engaged’ and the...

How HR can build business skills

A study by a global recruiting and HR solutions firm — where more than 200 chief human resource officers (CHROs) from around the world...

How managers have evolved through the pandemic

Just two years ago, the role of team managers used to be a lot simpler. They had to lead their teams to accomplish a...

How ‘work from anywhere’ can become a problem for employers

When the second wave of the pandemic spread panic worldwide, companies woke up to the fact that they would not be able to bring...

Nihar Ghosh to retire as CHRO, Emami; Tuhin Biswas steps in

After spending over three decades in the HR domain, Nihar Ghosh is set to retire from his current role as the CHRO of Emami....

‘One company, one culture’ is a myth

Many organisation boast about having ‘one company one culture’. Big conglomerates with diverse businesses have often said that even if they have diverse businesses,...

Can humans be fired by a bot?

A Bloomberg report claims that an employee who spent four years delivering packages for Amazon, as a contract driver in Phoenix, suddenly got axed....

Who’s finding it difficult in the new hybrid world of work:...

The world of work has changed since March 2020, and in the last 14 months, people have adapted to remote working or hybrid working...

Has crisis given rise to the need for cross-functional learning?

When the lockdown was announced, people and organisations had no clue as to what hit them. The sudden crisis changed everything overnight. All signs...

Why companies are relying on internal hiring now

Back in January 2020, a LinkedIn report revealed that 96 per cent HR professionals in India prefer internal recruitment as compared to 81 per...

Hiring your boss: HR’s role in recruiting CEOs

During one of our tea break conversations in the office, a very interesting query arose in our minds. Who hires the CEO of a...

Will Britain roll out laws to minimise disruptions during strikes?

With ambulance workers and nurses in England and Wales threatening to go on strike later this month, that is, December 2022, the British prime...

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Aurobindo Pharma collaborates with IMT Hyderabad to offer leadership programme

Aurobindo Pharma, an integrated global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Hyderabad, India, has signed an exclusive MoU with IMT Hyderabad to offer a custom-designed Certified...

Buzzfeed plans to cut about 12% of its workforce

BuzzFeed, the New York-based digital media company, plans to cut about 12 per cent of its workforce, says a CNBC report. That means, nearly...

Will Amazon now lay off 20,000 instead of 10,000?

In mid-November, it was reported that Amazon, the technology and ecommerce giant, was planning to lay off as many as 10,000 employees in the...

Offering career guidance to employees’ kids, new way of engaging with staff

To bring some respite to their employees from the anxiety caused by juggling their professional and personal lives, several companies have offered career-guidance programmes...

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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...