When it comes to innovation in the war for talent, one of the most frequently asked questions is still: “In which technology do we need to invest?” when it should be “What kind of experience and culture do we want to offer our employees?” Organisations need to view employees through a new lens, and invest in offering them a meaningful and valuable experience—just as they do for customers.
A generic name for family-run businesses in India, ‘lala companies’ have unique attributes—great rewards…and greater punishment, if the lala stops liking your face!
There is substantial research showing that people who are successful in a holistic way—not just at making money—have high emotional intelligence. Do not confuse intelligence quotient (IQ) with EQ. Effective leaders allow themselves to be emotional privately. They process it, then come back and give the public their best selves, communicating constructively and listening more than talking.
‘Conditional telework’, with all its conveniences, is fast gaining acceptance among management as well as employees, alike. However, it does come with its set of disadvantages too and many aspects of it are up for debate.
Digital or not, most transformations do not cross the finish line. You might achieve your numbers for a while, but then people slip back to the old ways of working and nothing sticks, leaving you to solve the same problem again. In order to outdo poor transformation and engagement stats, we must manage to engage because the future of business is (still) people.
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