Tag: Ramesh Mitragotri

How to keep overenthusiastic leaders from spoiling the work environment

According to a recent survey conducted at Randstad US, 60 per cent of employees have quit their jobs, or are considering quitting because of...

The CIO-CHRO winning team of automation – How do the two...

The role of the CHRO has been reimagined in recent years. Organisations now task HR with driving the digitalisation of the workforce and operations...

Should technology only support learning, and not dictate it?

Saying that the pandemic and related restrictions over the past two years has changed our lives would be an understatement. There has been a...

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...

The aspiring actor, who joined corporate HR, is now a COO

As Shashikanth KS was growing up in Bengaluru, where his father was employed as a scientist with Hindustan Aeronautics, he aspired to become an...

The trend of garbing layoffs as restructuring

There has been a trend for companies, be it small organisations or big, to lay off people in the name of restructuring. While companies...

Building a ‘culture of courage’ in organisations

Sushil Joshi, SVP and CHRO, Adani Airports, recalls when in the 1990s, he was working at Eicher as a frontline HR officer. Back then,...

Why employers’ last-minute retention measures can be detrimental

Employers run risks retaining employees with lavish counter-offers.  

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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Domestic workers in India and minimum wage

In India, there is no dearth of incidents pertaining to exploitation of domestic helps. However, things seem to be moving in the right direction,...

Samsung announces plan to hire 1000 engineers across India

With an aim to strengthen its focus on innovation and new-age technology, Samsung is planning to hire 1000+ engineers for its research and development...

Casagrand takes 700 employees to Switzerland

Casagrand, the real-estate development firm from South India, is rewarding its employees for their hard work and for helping achieve the sales target last...

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...

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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...