The 3 most important words in HR

Originally published in Kaustubham, the HR Magazine by the Tata Institute Of Social Sciences, January 2014 No, those three words are not, “I love people”. The three most important words in HR are, “Know the business”. I heard it many a times, from a lot of guest speakers while I was studying at TISS and like an obedient ...

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 ...

The case of the new business head and his new vision

Ray stood there and explained to them why they needed to change. “These are some difficult calls you must make as senior leaders. Changes in business strategy are not easy and to achieve these new goals, we have to change the way we do things”.  Ray was being one of the most transparent leaders I ...