Rearchitect work for an altered world

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"Rearchitect work" to be future-ready

The way work is seen, has changed forever. While some employees are at home being at home, some can't wait to return to the busy office. This new normal requires organizations to "Rearchitect work" to be future-ready. The job of coming up with the right answer that works for the organization, falls invariably on the human resources department. The Upraise Research Council, spoke to 500+ HR leaders across USA, Europe and APAC to find commonalities that can be applied to a new, cohesive workplace across culture, behavioural changes, performance management, and leadership.

In the New Normal, the focus has been moving to the answers of questions such as “How is the team’s performance?”,“How are you tracking the performance and productivity?”.Let's hear from our list of eminent panelist Ramakrishna Rao, Head - L&OD, PAGE(Jockey and Speedo), Rituparna Dasgupta,Talent & Development Leader at Intuit, Aravind Warrier, Human Resources Director at RapidValue, Anand Inamdar CEO,Amoeboids Technologies and Dr.Karthik Nagendra,CMO, Amoeboids Technologies for their thoughts on the topic "Performance Management & Talent Decisions.

Digital transformation is primarily about mindset, people, and processes, not technology. HR is in the people business, and any successful digital transformation relies on significant contributions from HR professionals. We had a panel discussion on this topic with the following panelists: Anish Philip (Chief People Officer at CSS Corp.), Gauri Das (Head HR and Admin at India Factoring), and our CMO, Dr. Karthik Nagendra.

How organizations can cultivate a right work culture when physical proximity is declining among the employees. Let's here from our eminent guests Chaitali Mukherjee- Partner and Leader: People & Organization, PwC India and India Upskilling Leader, Yasmin Taj- Editor, ET HR World & Head - Branded Content at The Economic Times, Ananya Sabharwal- Director HR, Unilever, Sri Lanka, Anand Inamdar, CEO Amoeboids Technologies and Dr. Karthik Nagendra, CMO Amoeboids Technologies their thoughts on the topic "Remote or Hybrid work culture & tangible results"

The Great Attrition is real, will continue, and may get worse before it gets better. Yet this unique moment also represents a big opportunity. Lets hear from our eminent panelist Jonathan H. Westover, PhD, MPA, AFCIPD, SFHEA, Sharad Verma,CHRO, Iris Software Inc, Shrijata Basu Saha ,Director Global HR, iMerit Technologies and Anand Inamdar- CEO Amoeboids as they share their thoughts on this topic " From Great Attrition to Great Attraction".

As we gear up to work in an hybrid workplace environment, how are HR leaders from across the globe looking at adapting to this new normal? Hear Renu is CHRO, India & Sub Con for DB Schenker, Giridhar GV- Executive Vice President- Global Human Resources at Hinduja Global Services, Prof. Robyn Catagnus- Behavioral psychologist and Anand Inamdar- CEO Amoeboids

1. Cutivating Culture Remotely

62% organization claim to have reworked on policies to meet the requirements to the new normal

Technology based solutions facilitate seamless working in 21% of the organizations

100% of the respondents were positive about their focus on talent development

88.9% were also looking at improving the work -life balance


2. Motivating employees to be future-ready


Believe Objectives & key results (OKRs) that tie up employee goals to corporate strategy can motivate employees

Connecting behavior change initiatives to purpose and mission gets the highest number of votes

Consider coaching and feedback to be vital

3. Enhancing performance management

44% respondents say their performance management process has completely changed or evolved

Over 77% respondents believe incorporating continuous learning & upskilling into performance evaluation process is very important

At the same time, 44% report minimal changes to the process

11% reported no changes at all

Over 44% respondents believe its important to align current performance management systems with OKRs of the organization


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In conversation with CHROs

Naveen Narayanan - CHRO, Biocon

"Future of performance is continuous and not about managing the process. It is going to be fb & linkedin kind of notifications doing things daily."

Heather Saville Gupta- Head - Culture and Employee Engagement at Whitehat Jr, a Byju's company

"Metrics for performance need to be very tight and clearly defined. And should not depend on the manager- employee relationship of the equation"

Dipankar Ghosh,CHRO Bajaj Consumer Care

"Pandemic helped us at a very fundamental level to rethink the way we look at the workplace, rethink the way we manage ambiguity, and rethink the way we were used to probable challenges at work. Will share quote for Damir shortly."

Damir Abdic, OKR Coach

"Technology & tools that support OKRs are extremely important for smooth transition towards OKRs adoption."

Hannes Albrecht - OKR expert

"To implement OKR’s you need to have a strong vision and strategic direction and from there you need to integrate more brain power of your people and concentrate on the right things to move in the right direction."

Vinay Trivedi - Global CHRO, TerraPay

"Organizations need to appreciate that there are 2 or 3 types of workforces. Hence they need to provide information in different ways"

Mukom Tamon - Head of capacity building at AFRINIC

"Effectiveness + Efficiency + Agility= Excellence.
With OKR you are directly influencing 3 dimensions of excellence"

Megha Gupta, HR Director Fiserv

"Culture is something an employee feels day in and out"

Kalpana Munuswamy, Head - Policy, Compensation & Benefits at Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation

Remote culture is inclusive, highly engaging and flexible which would enable employees and organization to fulfil each other's goals.

Dr.Pramod Solanki, Ex-Associate Vice President & Head - HR ( Learning & OD )

Organizations needs to revisit and re-evaluate whether the goals are in sink with the current realities.

Aditya Tiwari,HRBP at Covestro

Attracting, recruiting and retaining talent has become a bigger challenge in the post pandemic era.

Abhishek Gupta, HR Director at ZebPay

Reinvent work on where, when and how you work.

Nakisha Griffin, Head of Human Resources at Neustar Security Services

Managers struggle with the idea of I can't see employees.

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