articles and reports
The expanding gig economy is the locus of evolving work culture and the changing attitudes of employees and employers. The rules for worker growth, stability, and protection are being seen through a new lens as an increasing number of jobs transition into gig-based or project-based opportunities, and more people opt for flexibility and freedom over permanence.
Are layoffs a reflection of mistakes that organisations have committed under the garb of growth? Sandeep Chaudhary, CEO, PeopleStrong, sheds light on the matter.
Where do organisations stand on moonlighting? Debabrat Mishra, Co-founder, BoardsNXT, answers critical questions about the practice in our podcast.
Embedding change management in the company’s fabric is essential to enhancing organisational effectiveness. Tune in to our podcast with Krish from Marg to learn how.
Can traditional banks and fintech players play complementary roles in India’s journey to become the world’s fastest growing economy? Rajnish Kumar, former chairperson, SBI, shares his insights.
Interconnections between fintech and traditional financial systems are proving to be challenging, as policymakers gauge what these entail for financial stability, writes Udaibir Das, former central banker.
The technology sector in India is growing at a fast pace and witnessing a shift towards a culture of inclusion. However, there is no denying the fact that women tend to face many systemic and institutional barriers to grow in their careers or simply stay in the workforce. In this article, Namratha Roy, HR Director, Microsoft reflects upon the power of positives: a confluence of grit, growth mindset and allyship that could act as catalysts, enabling women to overcome self-limiting beliefs and accelerate their path to successful careers in the tech industry.
As organisations grappled to stay afloat amidst the pandemic, the workforce went the extra mile to deal with challenges along the way. This compelled organisations to innovate and reposition for the long haul and address the needs of their fundamental asset—human resources. Are hybrid workplaces an interim arrangement or here to stay? How are industry and HR leaders resetting the workplace dynamics through hybrid work models and evaluating impact on employer-employee relations? Ruchira Bhardwaja, Joint President and CHRO at Kotak Life Insurance, shares her take.
COVID-19 has exposed the fault lines in India’s healthcare infrastructure. It has made clear the need for a strong healthcare system, the continuing lack of which puts entire economies and populations at risk.
The Thomas Schmidheiny Chair of Family Business and Wealth Management at the Indian School of Business conducted a comprehensive research study aimed to capture some of the key practices of Indian family business firms. This paper presents notable managerial and academic insights about Indian family businesses as revealed by the research study.
COVID-19 gave a phenomenal digital fillip to our digital lives like never before. It would not be an exaggeration then to say that this pandemic achieved digital growth and consumer adoption in a few months that would otherwise have taken a number of years. The Data Story brings you interesting contrasts on new age consumption behaviour, comparing pre-COVID and post-lockdown data from KalaGato, an automated consumer and market insights platform which collected and analysed consumer behaviour data from 5.5 million smartphone users.
This case-in-point, revolving around the strategic alliance between education sector-based NGO Pratham and the HR technology corporate ADP, discusses the dynamics leading to the success of the partnership. Practitioners from three diverse fields offer their views on engaging cross-sector collaboration and seeking new partners, particularly in these changing, turbulent times.
The report looks at the policy landscape of the e-commerce sector in India which has experienced phenomenal growth.
Can digital currencies democratise the world? Sri Shivananda, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, PayPal, shares how digital payments can make managing and moving money easy and affordable.