Tag: Obituary

SK Jain, CHRO, Jindal Stainless, passes away

SK Jain, CHRO, Jindal Stainless is no more. On Friday, April 16, Jain suffered a cardiac attack at his residence. Jain, a seasoned HR professional, was...

Obituary: Sebastian PV is no more

The founder of Sage solutions had been suffering from cancer.

Obituary: Yugesh Goutam is no more

Goutam, who was president-HR, Lupin, was a multifaceted, multitalented and seasoned HR professional with over 30 years of experience.

Remembering Fr. Maggie of XLRI

Father ED McGrath, former director XLRI passed on to eternity on August 4, 2017. 

Obituary: Fr. McGrath – a Guru, Philosopher and Guide

Fr. Edward Hugh McGrath, SJ, one of the founding fathers of XLRI, is no more. He passed away on August 4 after prolonged illness. He was 95 years old. He came to India in 1949 when he was 26. He was born in New York to Dr John F McGrath and Lillian McGrath on January 7, 1923. At 36, Fr McGrath became the second director of XLRI in 1959. XLRI was born to strengthen industrial India, and bring in ethical management practices strengthening both the  trade unions and personnel managers. He held the position till 1962 and had his second stint as the director between 1981 and 1982. He conducted several courses for management and trade union groups at XLRI. During the 60s, XLRI, under his leadership, started offering courses for unions in collaboration with the steel unions at the Steel Worker College.

In 1987 Fr McGrath moved to the Human Life Centre in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, and took over as director there. He developed vocational training courses, such as written and spoken English, computer operating, tailoring, and carpentry among others.

Obituary: Godfather of coaching, Sir John Whitmore is no more

The pioneer of coaching in the workplace and author of Coaching for Performance, was 79.

Obituary: Deloitte’s former chief people officer, Dhananjay Bansod’s journey meets a...

Bansod met with an accident while boarding a train in Mumbai and breathed his last on the way to the hospital.

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,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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WazirX layoffs 40% of staff amid global economic slowdown

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