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Want to Perform with Consistency? Do SWOT Analysis for your Business Now!

Every commercial enterprise today is known for its individuality. Human qualities evolve with experience; similarly businesses grow with vital experiential learning. To stand out, mark your presence gradually and to keep a steady performance, a profound management tool – a SWOT analysis can come in handy. Albert Humphrey, the researcher who coined the term in 1960’s, categorically stated in his study, “What ...

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Retention of High Potential Employees

Employee Retention Employee retention concerns are emerging as the most critical workforce management challenges of the immediate future. Recent studies have shown that in the future, successful organizations will be those which acclimatize their organizational behavior to the realities of the current work environment where longevity and success depend upon flexibility and innovation. In fact, the dynamics ...

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Performance Management Systems for Startup Organization

Most start-ups focus on product, service and finance during their critical initial years. However due to the intense pressure of survival the people and process aspects get neglected. Performance Management system hence gets the last number in priority list because it is considered as HR process. This can be a dangerous myth to believe. Because Performance Management is an integrated business management pro ...

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Team Work – Why is it so important?

It is proven through hundreds of research projects, that if we collaborate and pull together our individual strengths we can deliver great product/service consistently and efficiently. "Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships." --Michael Jordan. Each of us brings our special talents, technical/functional expertise and unique style of managing our task at our workplaces. Many of t ...

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Management Role in Encouraging Leadership Skills

An employee is as good or bad as his manager. A manager is as much responsible for an employee's performance as the employee himself. Great managerial skills go beyond mere assigning of duties and supervising them. In fact, manager has a far bigger role to play than these activities. A manager is responsible for employee motivation, retention and extracting the desired performance from him. However, a good ...

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Sinkholes/Doline in Your Strategy

Strategy is the backbone of any organization. It can be compared with a ship's rudder. One can imagine the state of the ship that tries to sail without a rudder. Similarly, it is impossible for an organization to keep functioning effectively without a proper strategy in place. Oftentimes, top officials of organizations confuse strategy with mission, vision or even goals of an organization. One must understa ...

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Women on Board – Why Hiring Women at Crucial Positions Will Benefit Your Company

Workplaces and work cultures have developed immensely over time, but there still remains to be one problem – there are lesser women in the workforce than men. The reasons for this inequality in the professional fields are many, but the most significant one that applies to the Indian context is the societal pressure for women to get married and create a healthy domestic life. While men are under pressure to ...

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Retention of Top Level Employees in Your Organization

In a recovering economy that is building itself around the dynamic change in the business scenario, retention of valuable employees is a hard task. Talent might be easy to find owing to a large young workforce, but retaining them in your company is the real challenge. Losing a valued employee not only hampers the productivity of the company, but also adds up to be a financial loss. It is one’s duty as a lea ...

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Effectively Diagnosing the Root Cause of Organizational Performance Issues

Quite often during my consulting work I have come across business leaders who have expressed that they feel a sense of discomfort with the way their organization is operating. There are oft quoted symptoms such as: Lack of team spirit, initiative and ability of challenging the status-quo in employees Departments fighting, working in silos and getting into blame game Managers giving target commitments and en ...

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Competency Development and its Impact in the Workplace

Competency is a determining factor in an employee’s performance. Their motivation, understanding and knowledge of their field, and their attitude towards work are important in their success at the workplace. How does an organization develop competency among its employees? Competency is defined as the ability of a person to work efficiently, thus producing positive results. Dynamism is essential for a compan ...

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