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CSR

The Good Samaritan way to career growth

Meera Siva

Is there a way to boost your career by spending time away from work? »
Human Resource

Drucker’s test for people managers

C Mahalingam

Can be a useful self-reflection tool for managers »
NON-PROFITS

NGOs, invest in leadership development


Says management consultancy McKinsey & Company, whose research suggests that ch... »
Strategy

How to amplify a content strategy on social media

Nisha Shantilal

Social media’s peer-to-peer influence marketing is the most credible source of advertising now »
Work-Life

Are we ready to say, ‘Thank god it’s Thursday!’ yet?

Chetna Mehra

The Indian work culture has undergone a shift and start-ups played an important role in that. »

New Manager

CRM

Management mantra: four promises of a customer-centric company

Parag Arora

Much has been said about the need for organisations to adopt a customer-centric approach to b... »

New Manager

Executive Summary

Piketty’s ‘Capital’ wins

Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty has been a... »

New Manager

SME Focus

Back the business winners of tomorrow

Andrew Bainbridge

Mid-sized firms are vital to growth and job creation »

New Manager

Building talent: One main resource that can help realise ‘Make in India’ is a pool of highly skilled people. - RV MOORTHY
Human Resource

Skilled workforce will be the key to ‘Make in India’

Sachin Adhikari

Of all the announcements made by the Modi government, his ‘Make in India’ programme garnered... »

New Manager

How to keep the new-gen employee happy

Chetna Mehra

Access to a swanky gym, library and exclusive club memberships with Saturday brunches to boot –... »

New Manager

Operators

Tools to be an E-entrepreneur

Rahul Narvekar

In just a few years, the Internet will be flooded with online market places and you don’t wan... »
Executive Summary

Piketty’s ‘Capital’ wins

Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty has been awarded the 2014 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize. The book provoked fier... »
CRM

Management mantra: four promises of a customer-centric company

Parag Arora

Much has been said about the need for organisations to adopt a customer-centric approach to business dealings. This applies to every possible scenario, and whether in the B2B or B2C landscape.... »

Operators

Tools to be an E-entrepreneur

Rahul Narvekar

In just a few years, the Internet will be flooded with online market places and you don’t want your business to be left behind. It is imperative to know about electronic commerce and lining up... »

Strategy

Hiring the next top performer

Satya D Sinha

A leading FMCG company with a large sales workforce was struggling to balance performance and constant loss of workforce. Productivity was affected since the hiring team was back filling for re... »

WORKPLACE

Open culture, key for today’s corporates

Sanjay Dhawan

As companies continue to expand their presence across the globe, dealing with different cultures and demographics, it has become more important than ever to establish and facilitate an open cu... »

GENDER

Empowering women to leadership positions

Moorthy K Uppaluri

Gender diversity at the workplace is a pertinent issue across the world, more so in India, where women are slowly holding leadership positions. Baby boomers changed the workplace demographics... »

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Employment: It’s a young world

When it comes to hiring, 72 per cent of employers surveyed in the ‘India Skills Report’ 2015 preferred hiring people aged 30 or under. Hiring across states has intensified, particularly in Karnata... »
BUSINESS GROWTH

Indian firms need to set higher performance standards

Chetna Mehra

AIMA recently released the overall Management Capability Index (MCI) India scores, in association with KPMG. India Inc seems to be on the back-foot as compared to previous years going by the re... »

NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Combining tech and human interface for customer delight

Pralay Mondal

Banks, similar to all new-age companies, are catching up on all that’s new in the tech field. But does this translate into sounding a death knell for traditional servicing methods such as the h... »

Executive Summary

PENSIONS Banking on PF

Employees already in a retirement plan believe their most important income sources are likely to be their employer’s retirement plan, followed by... »

How to measure HR’s contribution

Why US visa rules can see a flight of talent from India

SME Focus

Back the business winners of tomorrow

Andrew Bainbridge

Mid-sized firms are vital to growth and job creation »

How to keep the new-gen employee happy

Chetna Mehra

Access to a swanky gym, library and exclusive club memberships with Saturday brunches to boot – the new-gen employee has it all and doesn’t even have to pay for it! The company will pick up the ta... »
Human Resource

Skilled workforce will be the key to ‘Make in India’

Building talent: One main resource that can help realise ‘Make in India’ is a pool of highly skilled people. - RV MOORTHY

Sachin Adhikari

Of all the announcements made by the Modi government, his ‘Make in India’ programme garnered most attention. India’s manufacturing sector has tremendous potential for growth; with over 800 mil... »

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Indian CEOs want diversity

DIVERSITY A PwC report says improving workforce diversity is important for 90 per cent of Indian CEOs, which is significantly higher than the global average of 82 per cent, China (84 perc... »
ETHICS

The importance of doing the right thing

Rajkamal Rao

Ethics is an area where we conveniently define higher standards for others but are hesitant to meet those standards ourselves. Talk to any individual on the street and you are likely to get agr... »

PERSPECTIVE

Globalising Indian management thought

The verdant campus of IIM-K was the venue for the pan-IIM world management conference.

VINAY KAMATH

If one needed a tranquil spot to reflect and contemplate on weighty matters, IIM Kozhikode’s verdant campus on a hillock on the outskirts of the city would be the place to be. All around... »
CULTURE

Why a cultural fit in the workplace is critical

TS Krishna Kumar

A cultural fit in the workplace has become an important factor in the selection of people into an organisation. This is especially critical in middle to senior roles. Any gap here sets... »

‘India is a juggernaut ready to roll’

DAS NARAYANDAS
James J Hill Professor of Business
Administration, Harvard Business School

Anil Urs

Das Narayandas, James J Hill Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, was honoured by IIM Bangalore as a distinguished alumnus of the institution. In... »
STRATEGY

The capability approach to organisational development

Mohit Kishore

What is the moral obligation of an organisation towards its members? Is it limited to a mere extraction of economic value in return for just and fair rewards? In this context, one could... »

HUMAN RESOURCE

‘India is under-estimating online talent ’

John Healy, VP & MD, Global Talent
Supply Chain, Kelly Services Inc.

Sangeetha Chengappa

As the Vice-President and Managing Director - Global Talent Supply Chain at Kelly Services Inc, John Healy is responsible for integrating data analytics with strategic workforce planning and su... »

Executive summary

Putting the human aspect of the employee first is in the larger interest of companies »

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