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Should leaders throw temper tantrums?

When Indra Nooyi became the CEO of Pepsico in 2006, she met Steve Jobs who advised her that as a CEO she should sometimes...

‘Cocktails and Conversations’: HR to discuss business over networking

HRKatha, in association with KellyOCG, is bringing together a group of HR leaders and industry veterans on the evening of February 22, in Bangalore, to discuss what’s next with finding the best talent.

How to maximise remote staff productivity

Here’s what organisations should do to ensure they keep their remote staff motivated and performing well

Automation, Analytics, Millennials, C&B, On-demand hiring; What’s in for HR in...

Most companies were left playing catch-up with tech disruptions, a workforce with different needs, customised people actions and the move from talent management to people management. So, the scope for these trends, and more, to come into their own in 2017 is immense.

Do engineers make better HR professionals?

Engineers have an eclectic mix of business sense, analytical skills and even people management but do these qualities make them able HR professionals.

Infosys’ employee retention strategy: proactive not reactionary

The company’s two major initiatives aimed at employee engagement and retention have been in the pipeline for over a year now.

New Year Special: Global impact on India’s people business in 2016

Enhanced security concerns across the world in response to terror; a possible slowdown in growth economies as well as subdued oil prices will all have a role to play in how business is shaped this year. This will have a deep impact on the amount of leverage the people function will have.

“Infosys’ longevity will depend on how well we build on our...

Richard Lobo is a qualified mechanical engineer who decided to pursue a career in human resources. Post his PGDM in Marketing and Finance, from Xavier Institute of Management, Lobo dabbled in sales and marketing at Godrej & Boyce.

He joined Infosys in 2000 where he was recently appointed as the senior vice-president & head-HR. In his new role, he oversees the functions of business HR, employee relations, geography-HR and HR delivery for Infosys.

In the last one year, the company has introduced several changes in terms of people practices. Lobo chats with HRKatha on the company’s people strategy and his overall view on the changing dynamics of the human resource function.Excerpts!

Kris Shankar to join Infosys as HR-head

Shankar is currently serving his notice period at Philips where he has spent a little over year and a half as head-HR, Indian subcontinent.

Richard Lobo elevated as head HR, Infosys

A mechanical engineer from Manipal Institute of Technology, and an MBA from XIM, Lobo, joined Infosys in 2000.

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Continuous learning is the key to future success for organisations

The business scenario these days is so dynamic that it is keeping companies on their toes. It’s not just hard to predict where and...

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Cat naps can increase productivity!

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Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...

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How to turn your managers into great leaders

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AkzoNobel appoints Anushree Singh as country HR director

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“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

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