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How progressive can we be?
A values driven, fairly large, employee centric company is faced with a tricky situation …  one of its workman is affected with a disease the name of which is a taboo itself “AIDS” …. the company has to  face various  challenges in dealing with this … lower productivity and employee morale in the team ....uneasiness of co workers to share common space … labour union issues …. compliance with labour laws  etc …. How does one handle this situation? Click here to read more >>>

Performance Management
- An Implementation Challenge  

A GOI undertaking manufacturing  petrochemicals related products is taken over by a Private entity … warranting a  re-alignment of its HR policies and practices ….the PMS system undergoes major overhaul and now employee rating affects the performance incentives ….this sudden change causes major heartburn, unhappiness, animosity and a gap between self and superiors assessment of a person  … a Senior manager (HR) is assigned the task to revamp the entire system ….bridge the gap between  employee and superior …. culture alignment ….an effective Performance Appraisal  system ….any thoughts where to begin? Click here to read more >>>

All for a Mango

One of the unions of a manufacturing company comprised of land losers who were displaced when the company acquired land for setting up its plant …. the HR Head is dumbstruck  at the turn of events when news of a land loser’s  death reaches him … suddenly there is chaos,anger,resentment,violence among members as well as union leaders …what created this turmoil in an otherwise congenial atmosphere and what action is needed  in this hour of turbulence? Click here to read more >>>

  Spry Motors – Talent Management

A successful electrical engineer having been appointed as HR Head at Spry motors is in testing times of  …. Industrial unrest… huge workforce  management ….liberalization of the sector … is successful in facing the challenges thrown to him …. till he is faced with a daunting task of key talent attrition ….click here to know more >>>

Turn-around Preparedness
UPCOM cables the largest supplier of jelly filled cables till 90s  enjoys a monopolistic attitude as there is no dearth of demand for their product  … however with the advent and growth of mobile phone market in 2000s the company has almost no takers for its product  ….options -- shut operations, reduce manpower, diversify etc ….can the HR provide a path breaking solution at this juncture by being a part of this strategic decision making team ? Click here to know more >>>

A New Job

Ramesh is on cloud nine having got an appointment order as GM HR from a manufacturing company boasting a large workforce…..soon he is briefed with the challenges facing the company ….unusually high number of self proclaimed union leaders …. HR team’s hands full with routine matters….surplus manpower…deadlock between management and union …chaotic industrial relations…a dramatic end of his predecessor …. expectation from him …turn around the Industrial Relations’ scenario … Where and how does one begin? Read on to know more >>>

The Challenge of Appropriate OD Intervention

A telecom major has its wings spread over various regions … its second largest region having highest potential for sales is showing a slackening performance ….reasons cited by various functionaries are …lack of consensus amongst teams….need for OD to identify and resolve real issues…need to improve quality of life of workforce ….there are some who feel the HR team failed in recruiting the right people…lack of training ….inadequate reward and PMS system …what according  to you should the  COO  do ? Click here to read more >>> 


A large telecom operator realizes that one of its high potential regions is not showing growth in sales or improved customer ratings …the company is losing to its competitors despite  better  technology  and established brand image .. the COO feels that employee training is the answer to gaining its position in the market …what approach does the training manager adopt to deal with this? Read on for more >>>