Tag: Work Culture

Speed vs consensus: How to build an agile work culture

When we speak of building an agile culture, we often talk of increasing the speed of decision making in an organisation. However, there are...

Disappointed Ubisoft staff seek help from fans

The employees of ABetterUbisoft group, are hoping that fans will support them in their efforts to bring about positive changes in the Company. The...

Chinese government outlaws ‘996’ work culture

The Supreme People’s Court, the top court in China, has condemned the age-old practice of long working hours, that is, 9 a.m. to 9...

Welspun India promotes innovation through inclusive employee programme

Welspun India, the global home textiles company, has launched an organisation-wide programme, Manthan, to nurture and promote an entrepreneurial work culture. Founded on the...

Why should failure be encouraged to maintain a happy work culture?

If we imagine ourselves as a collection of experiences, will we devalue failure as much? Not really. When we talk about success, we tend...

Sandeep Bakhshi completes 2 years as MD & CEO; gives ICICI...

Sandeep Bakhshi, ICICI Bank’s MD and CEO has been spearheading, India’s largest private sector bank, ICICI Bank for the last two years. His able...

Why we all miss ‘the office’: Changing workplace relationships

The office culture in India has always been about developing warm and rich interpersonal relationships among individuals. Offices across the country are alive with...

NEC Technologies India and Jaceex Ventures collaborate to improve employability of...

NEC Technologies India (NEC India) and Jaceex Ventures LLP— which operates the Japan Centre of Excellence (JACEEX) — have collaborated to launch a joint...

Why Scandinavians have the happiest work culture

The World Happiness Report by the United Nations always features the Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Norway and Finland as the top rankers every year....

K Raheja Corp strides towards building an all-inclusive work culture

The agenda of diversity is being taken very seriously by India Inc. It isn’t just gender diversity but diversity in all forms that is...

Should political debates be banned at workplaces?

Recently Google banned political debates at workplaces to improve their work culture. It said that people should only debate and have conversations around their...

Five dimensions of Ingersoll Rand’s work culture

Ingersoll Rand, the industrial manufacturing company claims to have an employee friendly environment. This high-trust, high-performance culture, is based on five dimensions - fairness,...

Are employees in a promoter-led organisation more driven and loyal?

While an empowering organisational culture surely does drive employees and makes them loyal, companies with greater influence of promoters witness faster decision-making, which, in turn, motivates employees. 

What’s behind CEAT’s film series on #ThingsThatHappenAtWork

The digital ad series is a satirical take on common workplace issues—gender bias, cons of bureaucracy and lack of transparency.

How family-like culture makes MY FM a fun workplace

MY FM has a host of initiatives designed to make people feel cared for just as their families value them.

Whose culture is it anyway?

Startups tend to ignore their work culture in a hurry to scale up.

Five biggest roadblocks in building a great work culture

Of the various challenges that hamper the building of an iconic organisational culture, most are also the outcomes of a great work culture, making it a vicious loop.

Google employees  protest against mass layoffs

Google, the tech giant, recently fired approximately 12,000 employees in January, which resulted in protests from workers in both the US coasts. The workers...

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3% of global workforce laid off from Workday

Workday Inc., a provider of business software solutions, has announced that it will be cutting 3% of its worldwide workforce due to the current...

Amazon disobeyed labour laws: US judge

An administrative judge in the US has declared that Amazon violated labour laws by threatening to withhold wage increases and benefits from workers at...

Impact of Budget 2023 on HR

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the budget for 2023, which is the fifth budget of the Modi government's second term. The newly- announced budget...

15,000 outsourced workers strike in Karnataka for job security & direct pay

Approximately 15,000 outsourced workers in Karnataka, mainly consisting of sanitation workers, will go on strike starting February 01.  The workers are demanding direct payment and...

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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...