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‘Better you’ with CareerGraph – How to excel at Handling conflict.

The role of conflict management is to reduce negative outcomes while increasing learning and goal achievements. Conflicts can happen between two strangers and also between two friends or groups well known to each other. Every conflict can result into either a lose-lose, lose-win or win-win, the last being the best way to handle conflicts. Handling […]

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‘Better you’ with CareerGraph – How to excel at Emotional Stability.

The ability to handle stress and remain calm and balanced is emotional stability. This attribute tests your reaction to negative events and thoughts and how it affects you in your role as a team player or manager. Everyone is affected by fears and challenges, but the reaction and capability to balance it out is key […]

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‘Better you’ with CareerGraph – How to excel at Decision Making.

The concept of a decision-making process is a cognitive process that leads to effective management of available alternatives to arrive at effective judgments. Decisions should be the result of rational and deliberate reasoning. Plato argued that human knowledge can be derived on the basis of reason alone using deduction and self-evident propositions. Aristotle formalized logic […]

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‘Better you’ with CareerGraph – How to excel at Creativity.

Creativity is defined as the tendency to generate or recognize ideas, alternatives, or possibilities that may be useful in finding solutions to problems, communicating, entertaining and viewing things from a different perspective. While every human being has this quality, some of the traits of creative personalities are as follows; Creative individuals have a great deal […]

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‘Better you’ with CareerGraph – How to excel at Aggression Quotient

Aggression has a clear connect with emotional stability and intelligence. Aggression as a behaviour is ingrained in human beings as a defence mechanism. However, the use of aggression can be classified into job roles and into measurable scales. Too much aggression is never an option, while being too meek and not determined in not in […]

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Business Health Scan – Luxury or necessity?

Just concluded a Business Healthscan of a 2 decade plus slow growth company with the MD, COO and 5 cross functional leaders across 7 core business areas. While areas like Innovation, Marketing & Branding and Competition awareness scored reasonably others like Business Strategies for 2X growth, Sales Operations, Business Planning, HR were a sea of […]

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Grooming for middle management leadership: 10 focus areas

Organisations that do not invest adequately in training, skilling and competency development of middle management for leadership roles pay the price later. As companies strengthen their middle management, the need to prepare mid managers for leadership roles has become more important than ever for the organisation to perform well. Here I am  listing key takeaways […]

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Is HR devalued in Entrepreneur driven firms? What cost?

Is HR being grossly devalued in small and medium sized Entrepreneur and family driven firms ? Having worked now closely over the last 6 years as a Mentor and Coach with over 30 such organisations at different stages of evolution and from a variety of industries, one has seen from close quarters, the huge price these […]

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Is the “Lead-ability ” quotient in our leaders adequate?

I came across this quote and it got me thinking. It said – ” It’s a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.” That is so true in this day and age where talent comes and goes, where loyalty is passe’ and attrition, recruitment and retention are challenges […]

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Core Value Systems:

A core value is defined as a principle or belief that a person or organization views as being of central importance. These are the guiding principles that dictate ones behavior and help people understand the difference between right and wrong. Today, the main driving force of established organisation are their Core value systems- which they […]

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Attrition Management – Explained though Case studies(Case Study 3)

Case Study 3 – A Probability of attrition scoring model was created for a banking unit to enable retention efforts before the actual attrition. Also, a Defend Grow Exit matrix was created to decide the force of interventions made. Particulars about the data – the employee data did not have too many variations in skill […]

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Attrition Management – Explained though Case studies(Case Study 2)

Case Study 2 – Deep dive attrition MIS was created for a Services company to explore the changes in the Attrition trends across FY 15 and FY 16. Particulars about the data :- the data was maintained in excel sheets, and the average attrition values were around 50 people per month. The excel data in […]

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Attrition Management – Explained though Case studies(Case Study 1)

Case Study 1 – Trend forecasting (Month on month) for an ITES major. The forecasts were broken up by department and locations. Also, the conditions under which the forecast would not hold true were also articulated (through a causality model) Particulars about the data: – The data was from the employee portal where the exit […]

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Attrition management – an Analytics perspective

In January 2018 , the Harvard Business Review ran an article titled “Why People Really Quit Their Jobs” written by Lori Goler, Janelle Gale, Brynn Harrington and Adam Grant. The case study was Facebook and why employees left that company. The main take – away was that people quit jobs  ‘when their job wasn’t enjoyable, […]

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Geroge E P Box- “One of the great statistical minds of the 20th century”

Geoge Edward Phelam Box is referred to be as “one of the great statistical minds in 20th century. He was a British statistician who worked in the areas of time series analysis, quality control, design of experiments and Bayesian inference. Box’s contribution to the field of statistics is highly revered. He is famously known to […]

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Creating an Efficient Complaint Resolution process – using Analytics

We did the complaint analysis of the data for a large IT MNC with presence around the globe. Their complaints handling Centre is in Bangalore, India. Complaints for its products sold across the globe come into the Bangalore center. As the complaints come in, they are divided into three segments-Urgent, Important and Normal. There are […]

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Text Mining using R

The word mining in the context of Analysis refers to act of analysing to generate new information. Likewise, text mining means analysing text to generate or find out underlying information from it. There I ample amount of information lying around us, especially on the internet. However, most of it is unstructured. In fact, 80% of […]

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The importance of Career Guidance:

During the last leg of schooling, when they are in high school, a lot of students remain confused as to what should be their career choice. In spite of having a lot of options, there remains widespread dilemma regarding the suitable career. Owing to this confusion, most of the students tend to follow their peers […]

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BOSS Management: MOST CRITICAL ASPECT OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

The libraries are stuffed, book-shops are getting flooded and authors are wiping out forests for books on how to manage yourself, subordinates, peers, relatives, spouses, children and even parents. Volumes are written about Strategies, Rules and Chicken soups recipes of how to get success. Surprisingly enough, there are hardly any books written on the person […]

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