Tag "productivity"

Path to productivity

The annual drill of performance reviews leaves many employees disillusioned—they end up considering their organizations as being biased and lacking transparency. And ironically, this happens even as many firms strive to be fair to the core. A diligent way out of this blame game could be to deviate from the oft-trodden path, and capture the positive aspects of employee experiences and see how these can be replicated.

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How bias got a bad name

Bias is hardwired in us; it pervades our very being, our conversations, our actions, and decisions. In organizations, driven by decisions made by various people at multiple levels, it could make a deep impact. So, how can they keep bias out of the sphere of action? By ensuring that everyone becomes aware of it, accept it, and then challenge themselves to overcome it.

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the impact of connection

“Communities are successful because their members are successful. For a community to thrive, it needs care and attention. This means building and growing a community is about people, not programs.”*

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Breaking silos

Aparna Piramal Raje talks about the impact of breaking down of corner offices and transition of senior management from their C-Suite to a more open-plan workspace.

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match the context

Sonali Rastogi, Morphogenesis, tells how businesses can achieve a balance between modern workplace designs and the lack of privacy it can give rise to.

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sprint to excellence

Raj Mankar and Akshaya Bhate, Aker Solutions India, showcase how adopting lean methodologies and agile principles can increase productivity and achieve higher operational excellence.

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the balancing act

Everyone is expected to handle more than one task at the same time in a bid to increase productivity. But does multitasking deliver the desired results? Our experts explore the various facets.

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