Enticements and Ethics

Here is a real life case….straight from the board room. All the senior managers’ received similar mails from the MD’s office, informing them about a meeting to be held the next day at 10 am sharp. What was surprising here was that it was an unplanned meeting, that too in the middle of the week and without any mention about the agenda, which was quite unusual especially knowing fully well how the MD liked to keep the communication clear and perfect. The moment we all entered the room, there was a silence as you always have before a storm and

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Case Study – Mismanagement of Leadership

There are efforts made to mimic the ‘best practices’ globally, by many companies, however, many a times these are merely thoughts. What is uncanny though is that even though there are numerous statements made about management practices, there is little or no leadership at various places, Big Brands and Name. High potential talents, highly experienced professionals are sharing their thoughts with us on how they have been ridiculed and mismanaged by the leaders of the Organisation which boast of their vision and leadership. One such case which is shared by a silent reader is presented here. Rajat, was looking after

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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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Who is your HR Hero ?

What makes a normal human being a hero? The challenge at work requires human beings to emerge with acumen and decision making powers often superior to others. In an environment where a majority of people may react differently, few of them come very strong.  Their prowess over the subject, their influence over the people and the way they manage dire situations make them a hero. They may not lay their lives down for others, but their quick-wit and magnanimity empowers them over others. At the primary level, human nature remains unique. There are triggers beyond our understanding. At times even when

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