Has your Company adopted OKR?

By Salil Mathur, a Freelance consultant with IndusGuru Agile enterprises are progressively implementing a new approach for goal setting which is quite modestly called OKR (Objectives and Key Results). Unlike usual top-down methods of planning, OKR is a simple, fast-cadence, bottom-up process that engages with the team’s perspective and creativity. So what is the big difference […]

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Corporate Governance Issues in India

By Jill Mehta, Freelance Consultant @ IndusGuru “Disappointed, hurt and shocked” – Chanda Kochhar (former MD and CEO, ICICI Bank) Widely heard these words are spoken by one of the most iconic banking leaders India had. While there are many other cases that have raised our brows several times due to corporate governance lapses, classic cases like one […]

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The Youth’s War Cry “Save Our Earth”

By Pilli Chaudhuri Freelance Consultant @IndusGuru Margaret Mead, a famous American anthropologist’s saying “we won’t have a society if we destroy the environment” is a hard-hitting truth that every individual has to understand today. All human endeavors including extraterrestrial exploration, scientific progress, industrial prowess, economic upliftment and improved standard of life sound futile and pointless, without the […]

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“Lifelong Learning and Professional Renewal”

By Pilli Chaudhuri Freelance Consultant @IndusGuru Science and technology have increased the average life expectancy of human beings by a decade since 1990’s, thereby extending the healthy lifespan of executives who retire at the, now, young and active age of 60. Science says work keeps humans healthy, both mentally and physically. But when the corporate framework retires […]

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A DENT ON “RELIANCE”: The Fall of Reliance Communication

By Jill Mehta, Freelance Consultant @ IndusGuru “Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self.” ―Nathan W. Morris The decision to go into debt alters the course condition of the company. You no longer own it, you are owned. Anil Ambani led Reliance communication had a similar experience with debt. Rcom’s debt increased to Rs. 47000 […]

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“Independence” – Hyped or Worth The Risk?

By Pilli Chaudhuri Freelance Consultant @IndusGuru Various civilizations of the world have spent the last two centuries fighting for their independence. Does risk come with independence? Definitely, it does! But the real question is: Is this risk worth it? Independence is taking things under one’s own charge and this definitely needs walking through new roads. Having said […]

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Turkey Crisis – Time to turn the Keys!

By Jill Mehta, Freelance Consultant @ IndusGuru Turkey’s currency Lira is plunging continuously which in turn is causing double digit inflation in the country. Lira’s free fall along with severe geopolitical tensions with Syria, Russia and USA is causing Turkey’s economy to dwindle rapidly. And Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s locking horns with the equally strong-headed US president […]

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HUL GSK – A Strategic Merger

By Pilli Chaudhuri Freelance Consultant @IndusGuru “It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.”― Roy T. Bennett The 31700 crore all stock deal of Hindustan Unilever Lever acquiring GlaxoSmithkline Consumer Healthcare can safely be said to be the current talk of the business world. The acquisition is likely […]

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The Why and How of Gender Diversity

By Pilli Chaudhuri Freelance Consultant @IndusGuru How we perceive and include women in business today has changed (wo)manifold. Gender diversity with respect to work environment means men and women being hired at the same rate, given equally challenging roles, paid equally for equal work and promoted at same rate. Even though, we have come a long way […]

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