Tag: specialists

Generalists, specialists or T-shaped — who will make better CXOs?

When we talk about leaders, no one misses mentioning some amazing business leaders such as Ratan Tata, Warren Buffet or Steve Jobs. Such people...

What do companies need more at a startup stage: specialists or...

This question has led to endless debates. Not surprising, since both have their pros and cons. Specialists are experts in their fields, and well-versed...

Who will rule the gig economy? Generalists, specialists or micro-specialists?

Who do you think will rule the gig economy? It is a tricky question. Will a generalist shine or will a specialist be in...

Does the future belong to HR generalists?

What is better, to be a ‘jack of all trades’ or a ‘master of one’? For HR, the answer probably lies somewhere in the...

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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Microsoft to hike pay, annual stock options

Given the volatility of the labour market, Microsoft has decided to make long-term investments in its employees. It has almost doubled its budget for...

Ukraine has lost 30% of employment, 4.8 million jobs: ILO

The crisis in Ukraine has caused disruptions in the economy and massive internal displacement. Not only have jobs been lost but there has been...

Infosys staff can expect at least 12% hike in salary

It is time for employees at Infosys to cheer. The IT major has decided to grant an average salary hike of 12 to 13...

How happy is India’s workforce?

It’s a well-established fact that happy employees are more productive, and it’s not because they spend more time at work, but they achieve a...

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“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...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...

“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...