- The annual BusinessToday-PeopleStrong survey discovers that employee focus is now shifting to softer, intangible elements.
Mar 12, 2017
A Global TouchTata Motors employs over 59,000 people in 170 countries. The employees are as diverse as its network, comprising over 6,600 touch points and R&D centres. The protectionist rhetoric by the us president has jolted india's export-dependent sectors, especially it and pharmaceutical. Here's how the trade numbers stack up. The popular 'open office' design has many disadvantages. But some employers are going beyond it to create an empowering environment at the workplace. There is only one quality that sets the sectoral winners apart -an unrelenting focus on people. Adobes philosophy of mobility, flexibility and easy collaborationis helping it attract high-quality talent. Thanks to business revival, BHEL is back in the list after a gap of three years.
Inspiration in Times of TribulationCiting examples of countries that have turned the tide amidst crises, the author offers hope to world leaders. Emphasis on innovation has made India the fastest-growing unit in Ciscos global ecosystem. Google reigns supreme as the best company to work for yet again, and for reasons more significant than free food and massages. ITC keeps its staff motivated with employee-centric policies. The purpose of the survey is to understand the perceptions and aspirations of India's employees across industries and map these against what they see in their companies, sectors and even across sectors. RIL has adopted an open office culture to provide a supportive environment to its employees. SAP Labs India prides itself on offering all its employees a fair, open and transparent path to success.
Attracting Best TalentFrom the Editor Prosenjit Datta
Re-imagining GrasimHow the proposed Grasim-AB Nuvo merger will create a mega company with several focused businesses. Why the trouble at Infosys is unlikely to abate quickly.
The Human EdgeWorkplace diversity and focus on employee growth gives Accenture India the advantage. Encouraging employees to be creative and identifying talent early makes Amazon a preferred employer. Providing affordable housing is an enormous challenge and needs sustained efforts by all stakeholders A free hand to employees to choose their area of work is one of the reasons why Facebook makes its debut in the list this year. Rising fuel prices and intensifying competition have crippled the profitability of airlines despite impressive growth in passenger traffic. Incumbents take a beating in their fight with Reliance Jio. Suzuki ropes in Toyota to fill the gaps in technology in exchange for market access. Open work culture and employee engagement have ensured that HPEs attrition rate is among the lowest in the tech industry. Building an online store is easier than you think, thanks to e-commerce enablers. Heres how you can set up shop online in just a few clicks. Why making a purchase based on online reviews is unwise. The Budget has made numerous changes in Rules that make life difficult for tax payers. N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman-Designate of Tata Sons, when asked why Indian IT companies did not do well in the products space. He was speaking at the Nasscom India Leadership Forum
The Death of Voice4G LTEs ability to offer voice calls virtually free threatens to disrupt existing business models Harnessing similarities without delving too much into diversities, understanding employee preferences, and more.
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