Human Resources Articles

Human Resources section covers the wide spectrum of management of workforce, interpersonal relations in the corporate world by having articles on different concepts. Apart from these institutions and systems working for empowerment of the people also falls under this category.



Poaching- Implications and Alternatives 20 February 2015

According to the age old adage that says, everything is fair in love and war, wars have always been the order of the day. Since time immemorial, humanity and its various factions and stratifications have been at war with one another. It was out in open earlier, and the only difference now is that it is fought with an ethical veil over it. The effects of the same war have found its own place in the corporate field too. The strive to be at the leading edge of the Industry, to give a head-start to industry peers and retain the momentum and to have a sustained name and reputation among the customers and stakeholders are some important points that make up most of parts of the boardroom discussions in contemporary times. Everything finally boils down to one very basic point: the kind of employee base a firm has got. Better the employee base, more the confidence with which the firms can take strides in the future.

 

Gamifying Business - The New Buzz to drive Employee Engagement 20 February 2015

By integrating the objectives of business with the creativity offered by, Organizations can apply the essence of games-Fun, Transparency, Achievement & Recognition to the real-world business objectives and can thus improve employee engagement, boost productivity and lift Operational performance.

 

Even Competition has its Own Significance 20 February 2015

It is a fact that in today’s world, people feel that there is competition in every sphere of their life. Most of the people are increasingly getting perturbed with respect to what others around them have been achieving; thereby becoming insecure about themselves. They compare themselves unnecessarily with others and start getting in sort of a race in order to prove that they are no pushovers for their so called ‘competitors’. They begin to mimic or imitate what their ‘competitors’ do; thereby not concentrating on their own interests and strengths. This behavior is seen right from the school life which continues through the college life, working life and even their social life.

 

Managerial Implications of Changing Workforce Dynamics 20 February 2015

Today’s organizations cannot assume demographic uniformity; Management strategies must evolve continuously to accommodate the changing demographic patterns. Strategies must reflect the reality of shrinking middle aged workforce. In the future, organizations must rethink their policies to mine out the maximum capabilities of older employees and still need to answer the super dynamic, change savvy younger crowd. In general, the war for talent shifts from young to seniors as it becomes difficult to find out talented senior professionals.

 

Prevailing Slacktivism across the World 20 February 2015

Slacktivism is a prominent attribute of today’s generation. All over the world, ordinary people have a lot of opinions and views on the social and political issues surrounding them, which they want to express to the world. But, despite being motivated enough to shape their ideas intriguingly, the harsh reality is that they are too busy in their lives to come out of their comfort zone and fight for the cause. And, that is what has given rise to Slacktivism.

 

Turning Corporate Politics into Strategic Games 20 February 2015

When doing something without being told, you’re overstepping your authority. However when your boss does the same thing, that’s initiative.


Working in a corporate set-up, such realizations are often very commonplace. Exposed to the world of corporate competition and the dreaded appraisal cycles that often promotes politics, one would realize that such an environment and the behaviours shown therein have much to do with signalling, credible threats and playing the right moves. Yes we are turning corporate politics into games. Let us assume a scenario just for the sake of explanation. The moment one is done with the training period he or she is put in a team to work on a project.

 


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