Leadership Archive

15 Megatrends shaping the World of Work- Part 2

Continued from my previous blog post (http://blogs.nasscom.in/15-megatrends-shaping-the-world-of-work-part-1/)  , here are the next 5 megatrends shaping the way of work- more

15 Megatrends shaping the World of Work- Part 1

The workplace as we know it, is being rapidly reshaped by multiple game changing trends which is having a significant impact on business growth and access to skilled talent with HR at the epicenter. Today’s dramatically shifting business, increasing globalization, widening talent pools and complicated regulatory landscape is continuously throwing up new challenges for HR leaders. In light of these changing trends, the role of HR function is shaping into a more strategic role, with increasing focus on broader human capital issues. more

Why Indian CEOs are taking over the global technology industry

Jim Collins spent over 20 years studied the role of leadership in determining what causes some companies to become “great” having superior performance while others are just good or mediocre. The gist of his research can be summarized in one powerful statement- more

The cultural must-haves that can create a great work environment

Does everyone in your team feel an integral part of your ecosystem?The recent buzz around planning online world cup campaign for team India, employee engagement team’s excitement in organizing Women’s day celebration at work, the latest Supervisor win at Teleperformance India, or all the previous victories during For Fun festival set me thinking. In my opinion, for any organization to truly prosper and carry its tenured workforce along, one factor governs all. Its culture.  Culture bleeds into everything, from mindset to performance. That is why many a leading HR leaders worldwide are now advocating the idea of keeping HR centrally relevant to all the other functions of the organization; only a figure in the center with 360* understanding and experience  could really be the optimum influence on shaping company’s culture. Teleperformance India is benefitting from such a move since two years now! In order to deliver well collectively, every employee must feel committed, engaged, resilient and excited, all at once. An employee must trust the system with the knowledge of his/her competitiveness, and believe that there will be a fair assessment of his/her strength, weakness and capabilities and this will propel a lot scope for growth and development not only professionally but interpersonally. This is how CULTURE governs teams within the office ecosystem. This is how it governs my teams here in India. Analyzing our stance, these I feel are a few these cultural must-haves that can create a great work environment. more

Why Startup Founders look for “Already Performing Teams” These Days?

Currently we are witnessing a “Startup Revolution” in the technology world. The focus is more on business idea and its implementation rather than on tools (programming language, technology frameworks etc) to accomplish it. Previously only large IT companies used to survive in this market as they only had necessary eco-system, tools and infrastructure in building software applications. more

Digital Disorientation and the CEO

The breakneck speed of innovation and emergence of new business models is causing disorientation in many. The world of Digital has been described by some as VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous). I think ZIUP (Zipping, Innovative, Unbound, Potential) would be more befitting to this new Digital world. more