Leadership Development: Managing Business Performance

Leadership Development: Managing Business Performance

This article outlines a structured process for ‘Leadership Development’ through ‘e-Learning’. It defines an approach to build leaders to manage your company’s business. Producing Leaders of the desired specifications is now within your reach, if you read, understand & implement this approach. Who is a Leader? The definition may change marginally from ‘Military’ to ‘Political’ […]

Employee Productivity Improvement: Managing Business Performance

Employee Productivity Improvement: Managing Business Performance

Introduction: This article addresses one of the major concerns of a CEO: ‘How to improve employee productivity?’ It is to be read in continuation with my previous article on ‘Organizational Climate: Managing Business Performance’. The approach below is based on experience and suggests the launch of corporate initiatives based on employee feedback. It also proposes […]

Performance Management Trends To Follow In 2018

Performance Management Trends To Follow In 2018

Traditional Performance Management approach is broken! Experts believe that old school performance management approach is inaccurate and unfair, as it limits managers and HR to a time-consuming review process and does not yield clear improvements in organizational or individual performance. It has been more about measuring employee performance to meet ranking purposes, rather than focusing […]

Organizational Climate: Managing Business Performance

Organizational Climate: Managing Business Performance

Issues that constantly haunt a CEO are: › What should be my approach to enhance Business Performance? › How to improve Employee Productivity? › How to harmonize the internal & external business environment? Business Performance is a complex, multi-dimensional puzzle, which can be solved by managing the ‘Organizational Climate’. To create a healthy organizational climate, […]

HR Conclave 2017: A Discussion on Impact of Performance Management System in Organizations

HR Conclave 2017: A Discussion on Impact of Performance Management System in Organizations

Human Resources industry has evolved greatly when it comes to technology and trends. The role of HR has been transformed from merely managing employee data to a strategic partner in business decision making. This transformation has brought a set of new challenges and solutions for the industry leaders and technology innovators. Each year, HR Conclave […]

Infographic: Build Potential Leadership Pipeline with a Succession Plan

Infographic: Build Potential Leadership Pipeline with a Succession Plan

“Succession Planning Doesn’t Start with People. It Starts with the Requirements of the Position.” – David Ulrich Succession Planning is a process to identify employees from within the company, for leadership or any other kind of key roles in the company. A survey conducted by National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) found that 2/3rd of […]

Why only 31.5% of U.S. Employees are Engaged at Work?

Why only 31.5% of U.S. Employees are Engaged at Work?

Gallup, through their research found that only 31.5% of U.S. employees and 13% worldwide are actively engaged in their jobs. Lack of engagement and low productivity cost up to $550 billion every year to the employers. People are an important asset to an organization and managers can get the best out of these people by […]

How to Improve Workforce Engagement in the U.S. Healthcare Industry?

How to Improve Workforce Engagement in the U.S. Healthcare Industry?

As stated by President-elect Donald Trump during presidential election campaigns, he is likely to bring some changes in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Since many insurers dropped out from ACA’s health insurance exchanges, it is concluded that Americans’ support for the healthcare law is slightly more negative than positive. ACA’s future is unclear and the […]

How to Identify, Develop & Retain your High Potential Employees (HIPO)?

How to Identify, Develop & Retain your High Potential Employees (HIPO)?

High potential employees, or commonly known as HIPOs, are 50% more valuable to an organization than other employees, as they exhibit 21 percent higher productivity levels. CEB data shows that HIPOs contribute 91% more in achieving business goals. As shown in the image, a high-potential employee has the capability, aspiration and commitment to take organizational […]

Find, Train & Retain HIPOs and Build up your Succession Plan

Find, Train & Retain HIPOs and Build up your Succession Plan

Two months ago, a CEO of a High Growth Mid-sized Organization, announced to conduct an international strategic marketing event to promote their services in all corners of the world. He elected Catherine as the Chief Event Manager for this upcoming event and shared all the important details with her and handed over the necessary documents […]

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in a Cloud Based HRMS

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in a Cloud Based HRMS

The HR department is undoubtedly a key element for any organization. With so many responsibilities on the shoulders, it can be an extremely daunting task for HR people to manage multiple processes, especially when they have to cater to an expanding team or organization. A cloud based HRMS is the handiest tool they need. A […]

Is Talent Management the Right Business Strategy to Retain Top Talent?

Is Talent Management the Right Business Strategy to Retain Top Talent?

Talent management is all about finding new talent and nurturing existing employees to boost organizational performance and engagement. Over the years, the approach to conduct business and manage workforce has changed vastly. To meet strategic goals and achieve high profitable margins, it is required to align talent management with organizational needs in terms of resources, […]

Succession Planning – Create Talent Pool without Enchanting Magical Spell

Succession Planning – Create Talent Pool without Enchanting Magical Spell

Talent pool based succession planning helps in creating a group of high performing employees who have the potential to absorb current business demands and develop their skills to assume greater responsibilities in the times ahead. I have been born and raised amongst people who believed in the ideology of managing assets and future planning. They […]

Will “2016” Witness Evolution in HR Workflows?

Will “2016” Witness Evolution in HR Workflows?

For years, the core focus areas of HR departments was limited to ‘hire, pay and manage administrative tasks’. In the recent past we have seen the evolution of HR technology and intelligently designed applications to manage multiple HR workflows, succession planning, employee performance analysis with HR analytics, onboarding, etc. In a nutshell, a radical shift […]

How to make the best use of HRMS during terror attacks?

How to make the best use of HRMS during terror attacks?

In the wake of increasing terror attacks including the recent Paris attack, Mumbai attack (26/11), 9/11 attack or natural calamities such as the Nepal Earthquake; it is imperative for every organization as well as HR departments, across the world, to widen the existing crisis management plans. During such incidents, two major challenges of an HR […]

Top HR Priorities: Talent Management, Training, Succession Planning

Top HR Priorities: Talent Management, Training, Succession Planning

Talent management, training and development, and mobility/succession planning emerged as top three HR priorities worldwide, in a new study by Michael Page. The study also validates the strategic importance of HR within the organization and observes that an impressive 80% of HR leader respondents are engaged in strategically important works, such as talent management. In […]