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What Are the 3 Obstacles to Overcome while Selecting Senior Executives?

Mediocre people occupying senior Leadership positions is one of the chief reasons for the fiasco and humiliation that organizations like Enron and WorldCom faced.  The practice of recruiting average people at the top is omnipresent and often goes unnoticed until the results begin to surface, which is typically too late for any intervention. Smart people […]

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Employee Onboarding 101: Starting on the Right Foot

The single most pressing challenge for an organization in this knowledge economy is attracting and retaining talented people.  This can be a make or break challenge for the organization and warrants careful consideration during Strategic Planning. Starting on the right foot is absolutely essential to overcoming this challenge.  Organizations, particularly HR, need to have an […]

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Executive Selection 101: Selecting a New CEO or Other Executive Level Role

Mediocre people occupying senior leadership positions is one of the chief reasons for the fiasco and humiliation that organizations like Enron and WorldCom faced.  The practice of recruiting average people at the top is omnipresent and often goes unnoticed until the results begin to surface, which is typically too late for any intervention. Smart people […]

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How to Go about Implementing a Job Leveling Framework?

A job consists of various critical elements that are essential to achieve enterprise outcomes—i.e., talent and behavioral requirements, role, and responsibilities.  Jobs that are configured inadequately bread disputes, negative perceptions, inequality, and frustration.  On the other hand, structured jobs, appropriate distribution of work, justified authority levels, and correct estimation of value of individual jobs are […]

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HR Strategy: 4 Benefits of Setting Up a Robust Job Leveling Framework

Inadequately structured jobs create disputes, negative perceptions, inequality, and frustration among employees.  On the other hand, well-articulated jobs, appropriate distribution of work, justified authority levels, and correct estimation of value of individual jobs elevate employee engagement levels, productivity, and job satisfaction.  Organized job levels are a sign of effective Human Resources Management function. The lack […]

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Can We Transform Employee Engagement into a Competitive Advantage? Yes, Here’s How

Organizations typically focus on Customer-centric Design in their Strategic Planning and overlook the critical driver of Performance, Growth, and Operational Excellence—their employees.  With cut-throat competition now the norm the realization has become clearer that employees are: The face of the business and create lasting—or perishing—brand impression. Sources of innovation and organizational knowledge. Representation of the […]

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Digital Transformation: 2 Distinct Approaches to Talent Management

Traditional Talent Management practices fail to meet the high-potential talent requirements imperative to compete in the digital world today.  In fact, they disappoint the key talent available in the market. A 2016 Digital Business research by MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte on 3700+ executives reveals attracting and retaining talent as the most pressing concern […]

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What Separates Sustainability Leaders from Sustainability Laggards?

The Sustainability Performance of a firm can be viewed as a spectrum ranging from outstanding to inadequate. Firms rated as Sustainability Leaders are often proactive in addressing sustainability issues, exploring innovative solutions by mobilizing resources and actors interested in particular sustainability issues, and many times setting the sustainability agenda for their industry or geographic region. […]

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Finding It Hard to Manage a Stable Talent Pipeline? Get Help from These 6 Pillars of Talent Management

Enterprises worldwide face problems selecting, staffing, developing, compensating, motivating, and sustaining their key talent.  Building a sustainable Talent pipeline is quite strenuous even for large multinationals. Replicating best practices from somewhere and applying them alone isn’t sufficient for organizations to build a Talent pipeline and achieve Competitive Advantage.  This warrants overcoming arduous challenges associated with […]

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To Take Advantage of Artificial Intelligence, We Need an AI Enabled Workforce

Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled organizations are an emerging reality.  Transformation towards an AI-enabled organization requires the management to adopt “Change Management” and also adapt their Organizational Leadership styles in accordance with it in order to bring out the best results from the new systems and the talent that develops with it. However, putting an effective […]

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Digital Facilitation – Learn to Embrace the Future of Work Environments

In the wake of global pandemics when meeting face to face is not possible, it’s about facilitating workshops digitally, designing a formal agenda, and utilizing digital tools to ensure a productive virtual meeting.  Digital Collaboration Platforms have been pivotal in the current scenario. As a matter of fact, Digital Collaboration platforms have become a new […]

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Learning Organization – Gaining Competitive Advantage through Supplier Networks

Large manufacturers are often reluctant to share knowledge with suppliers.  However, supplier networks are considered a great source of gaining competitive edge by Learning Organizations. A Learning Organization is founded on innovation, free flow of ideas, and a consistent focus on transforming the ways of doing business in order to achieve the desired results.  For […]

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