While it is necessary to focus on overall development of all employees, there are a few employees who not only perform consistently; they also demonstrate potential of moving up the ladder through their thoughts, ideas and actions. Identifying and nurturing them are the key to organisational success.
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.
There is a new breed of employee that has entered our workplaces – the millennials. What one needs to prepare for is the fact that millennials are an informed generation of employees with technology at their disposal. They are equipped to work in newer ways, and new ways of work demand a new set of formats, policies and rules.
For most employees, an ‘unsatisfied workplace’ becomes an easy escape route for low performance. For the employer, this under-performance then becomes a reason for poor growth, low revenues or at times a reason for layoffs. What they fail to realise is that employee satisfaction is a two-way street.
If your employees need constant supervision, it is a sign that they lack a sense of ownership… The onus of creating the right environment, where an employee proactively takes on responsibility thus lies with the leadership and management. Here’s how…
Employee engagement is a buzz word that is gaining greater importance as HR departments struggle to retain talent at all levels. No matter what they try, the loyalty factor among employees is still elusive. Here are some tips to help you instill better employee engagement practices in your organisation.
In 2003, it was quite by accident and very casually that I was told that a colleague aspired to be like me. It was a tipping point for me personally and I became very conscious. Suddenly, my sense of responsibilities
The purpose statement of a business is like an invisible thread that strings its different parts together. And when clearly defined, it gives employees a sense of motivation and inspiration…driving the organisation to do more, do better… Here’s how you can develop a purpose statement for your organisation.
Sonali (name changed) often got a drop back home after work from Parag (name changed), who was a part of the management team in her company. Working late hours had become a daily issue, and she felt that it was