A Decision Problem

The decision making process begins with the identification of a problem or, more specifically a discrepancy between an existing and a desired state of affairs. Let’s develop an example that illustrates this point to use throughout this article. For the sake of simplicity, we’ll make the example something to which most of us can relate: the decision to buy a vehicle. Take the case of a new product manager for the Hyderabad based FMCG company Big Bazaar. The manager spent nearly Rs 50,000 on auto repairs over the past few years and now the car has a blown engine. Repair

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Interpersonal Skills – Good Boss

So you have got your promotion, moved up the ladder, have a larger team to handle now – well many congratulations to you. But the question is, are you prepared for such a role right now? With the skills you possess, the knowledge you hold and the great insights you have, are you able to encompass interpersonal skills and pay heed to the needs of your team? or allow me to  put it this way- Do you have the appropriate interpersonal skills to become a good boss? As we move up the ladder we believe that all the things that

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Hiring the Right Candidate – The Art of Choosing

Choice begins when a requirement meets the options. It’s a state where every option is weighed in view of the values to which an individual is aligned. This sparks the process of decision making. There is a discussion in CiteHR, which involves how the principles as shared in the ‘Art of Choosing’ can be executed to select the right candidate. The question raised in the discussion is shared below: Do you always wonder why it is so difficult to select right candidate? Why some candidates selected by the HR or the Manager fail to deliver at work? How does our

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Geographically located offices – Sync in a Milieu

In Gregg Wassmansdorf words “Geography is the study of the patterns and processes of human (built) and environmental (natural) landscapes, where landscapes comprise real (objective) and perceived (subjective) space.” Every multi-national company manages several centres across the world. These centres are developed to meet the business requirements. Different sectors across the world can be segmented on the view of their establishments. A finance capital of a country will have most of the sales offices located there. Industrial hubs are a result of the governmental initiatives to support industry for the Greenfield projects. MIDC, STPI and other industrial estates are examples

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