Tag: P Dwarakanath

How to drive creative leadership in an organisation

Ever since Marry Barra, CEO, General Motors (GM), took to the steering in 2014, a lot has changed at GM in terms of the...

Should companies rehire employees who exit on a bad note?

Boomerang employees is a popular practice. However, sometimes, great talent may leave the company on a bad note. The reasons for their decision to...

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...

Will allowing employees to work from small towns ensure retention?

While everyone was affected by the worldwide lockdown imposed during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, some suffered more than the others. Employees...

Budget 2022 – How will it impact the ‘people strategy’?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the budget for 2022, digitally, just like last year. As the nation is recovering from the aftermath of COVID-19,...

What subjects should one graduate in for a bright future in...

Clarity regarding the scope of human resources management may be absent in people fresh out of schools or even colleges. Not surprising, since this...

What learning technology would look like in 2022

HRKatha is back with yet another engrossing and meaningful edition of The Great HR Debate (TGHR). The upcoming edition is a LearnTech special, where HR...

Why are apprentices in demand in the manufacturing and engineering space?

An apprenticeship or internship has been a staple step for those beginning their professional careers, irrespective of the field. While employers benefit because apprentices...

How to reward brave hearts

Indian Railways pointsman Mayur Shelke needs no introduction, today. The video of the brave heart, risking his own life to save the life of...

“We need to be proactive on labour issues,” P Dwarakanath

  2020: What to learn – what to erase The year 2020 has busted many myths, assumptions and traditional beliefs, related to the workplace. Digital transformation...

Horlicks names HR veteran P. Dwarakanath as its non-executive chairman

In his four-decade association with GSK, Dwarakanath has mentored several young professionals and nurtured them with his rich experience across functions.

BEML elevates HR director Hota as CMD

Hota is an economics graduate from St. Stephens, New Delhi, who also holds an MBA in human resources from XLRI, Jamshedpur.

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,”...

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Monster is now ‘foundit’

Indian job search portal, Monster.com, has now been transformed into a full-fledged talent- management platform. Starting today, it will be called 'foundit', with an...

Chinese woman works as grave keeper; enjoys work-life balance

A young Chinese woman, who carries the surname Tan, has taken up a unique job, where she says she enjoys peace, an ideal work...

Employees with low ambition – Boon or bane?

Having worked at the same IT Company for 11 years, Rohan Pandey, a back-end web developer, was the go-to person for most rookies on...

Elon Musk slashes several employee benefits at Twitter

After the massive layoffs, the majority of the benefits that Twitter used to give its employees have apparently been reduced by Elon Musk. These benefits...

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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...