Freedom, Inc.: Free Your Employees and Let Them Lead Your Business to Higher Productivity, Profits and Growth

 By Brian M. Carney, Isaac Getz | Crown Business, 2013 The remarkable story of a workplace revolution being led by bosses…the leaders transforming the fortunes of dozens of businesses and…

Temp and perm distinction disappearing

Here’s some good news for staff on temporary contracts – the compensation parity between them and permanent employees is closing in. Does that make permanent employees insecure? It should if…

Deep Mismatch between Employers’ Need vs. College Output yet Students Feel Overqualified

This is a funny situation for countries to be in. Recruiters world over, especially in India crib profusely about lack of fit between the talent pool coming into the job…

What India can learn from South East Asia

Nirupama V.G., MD, Ad Astra Consultants, a leading international HR consulting firm, on a few things India can learn from its South East Asian neighbours. Memories of the big financial…

End of Competitive Advantage, Enter Transient Advantage

It’s interesting that Cognizant and Infosys are two Indian ompanies that Rita Gunther McGrath researched for her book The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as…

Finding Success for Indian Business Books Lacking a Western Touch

Amish Tripathi is the author of The Shiva Trilogy, a mythologybased, three-book fiction series that has sold more than 1.7 million copies worldwide and earned Rs. 40 crore (US$7.40 million)…

Making Math a Play

Indians are known to be naturally good in Mathematics but the crammed syllabus is forcing students to approach all subjects to maximize on marks. Mumbai-based Divesh Bathija, an investment banker…

Win in India, Win Everywhere

Ravi Venkatesan, independent director, Infosys, former chairman, Microsoft India Indian companies have perfected the art of thriving in chaos. For MNCs yet to take the plunge, it is a scary…