Change Leadership: Taking People Along in Change

At a recent workshop with a client, I was helping a bunch of people managers understand what people management was really about. That it was not only about feeling pride in being able to decide someone’s rating and salary hikes at the end of the year or reveling in the social status of a large ...

Healthy Leadership: What does it mean and why is it important?

At a meeting with the senior leadership team discussing a new and improved performance management system, several senior executives raised questions about the efficacy of the system. They questioned it's relevance to the organization, its impact on employee morale and so on. It seemed odd for these concerns to arise without the group even having discussed ...

Redesigning HR from within

Originally published as a case study "The Gimmicks Of People Management" in Human Capital Online, December 2013 with Prof. P. Vijayakumar Shekhar had recently joined as the HR head of the global operations business of Supreme Bank in Mumbai. The bank had over 10,000 people in its India operations alone, across different cities and several thousand more ...