No FANCY TITLES/DESIGNATIONS? Will it work?

“Structural reform”, “Flatter Hierarchy”, “Culture development”, these are the terms we hear a lot these days in all the HR Conferences now and then. How much of that is really executed , no one has a clue.  ICICI Bank decides “NO TITLES” for Senior Management Yesterday only on 31st Jan 2019, read this news on Economic Times (read the article here)that ICICI Bank is scraping the Titles/Designations for senior management. Going through the whole article, I read that designations at the bank will now be indicative of the function or the job that a person is expected to perform. Executives at […]

My Car Parking Guy taught me a lesson on Encouragement and Trust.

Sometimes I wonder if we really need to spend so much money and time over these overrated management courses. Many lessons, whether they are life lessons or management lessons are around us, in our environment. All we need to do is to just keep our eyes and ears open and use a little bit of perspective. Background: I am very frequently visiting a nearby hospital in Gurgaon these days for my father in law’s treatment. As usual, this hospital is very busy. During the daytime visiting hours, the registration lobby and parking lot are always crowded. On one such afternoon, after […]