As we head towards a new era of the workforce and prepare ourselves to face Organisation 2020; organisation leaders are constantly presented with challenges in managing the human capital. With major socio-economic changes affecting work culture, recruitment, employee behaviour and so on, business leaders need to look beyond ‘management’ of resources.
Very often, the subject of sexual harassment is looked upon as a topic which should be dealt with in a ‘hush-hush-under the carpet’ sort of a way. But preparing your organisation by way of formulating processes and policy; and preparing your employees on how to prevent sexual harassment at workplace and what to do in case of any incident, will help you deal with the situation in a neutral, prepared and legal manner.
Unlike some of the other business assets, if managed well, the human assets or the human resource of your company have the potential to constantly appreciate and yield multi-fold returns. All it takes is for the leadership team to integrate the human resource strategy in business strategy.
The parties are over, the festive decorations are finding their way back to storage boxes and the vibe is shifting from the holiday cheer to jump start the New Year. It is time to look forward to setting new targets, creating new plans, new directions and new processes. But are we really ready to dive in yet?
End of the year calls for measuring and assessing process, performance and possibilities for the year ahead. Just like your personal to-do list for the New Year, every business owner needs to compile a checklist at the end of the year to review what happened in the past year and hence plan accordingly for the next year.
Working with people who have only seen a world surrounded and driven by technology and instant output, can indeed be challenging. At the same time, vice versa is also true. You can win over the new workforce by helping them manage these 5 challenges that they face.
The “war for talent” is a key driver of success as well as a strategic business challenge. And this war has only intensified in the last decade. Let’s look at what differentiates freshers and experienced professionals in the context of hiring and its effects on the organisation.
One of the key highlights of Gandhiji was his persistence and diligence. When we approach our work with similar focus, determination and attention, we begin to enjoy the process. Everyone has an innate desire to live a purposeful life. Work helps us…
Traditionally organisations have seen conflict as harmful because they cause unnecessary delays and hence something that must be avoided. However, the new school thinking is that ‘group think’ and lack of diversity almost guarantee a sub-optimal solution. I would say this sort of promotes conflicts. And I think I agree with it. Do you?
In an ideal world, organisations would like to have the flexibility to hire and fire, and have zero employee initiated resignations. However, in the real world you can’t avoid resignations. So let’s look at the 3 most common reasons that force an employee to resign, and see how best we can manage them.