Retaliation

This word means Action taken in return for an offence and ‘Retaliation in the workplace’ occurs when an employer punishes the employee for engaging in legally protected activity. This can include any negative job actions like demotion, firing, salary reduction or job reassignment. Most people know that laws exist to protect the employees from discrimination,etc. but these laws also protects the employees from retaliation. Employees cannot punish or take revenge for making discrimination or harassment…

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Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship is considered as the multi-dimensional concept which is responsible for maintaining an appropriate cycle in the economy. On the other hand, the entrepreneurs are responsible for taking the best decisions for their organization and deciding the best for fulfilling the customer’s requirements. Thus, the entrepreneurs are considered as an important agent who stabilizes and assist in improving the economy of a country appropriately through their growth of business or trade via export. Entrepreneurship…

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War of words: Making a claim

It’s well said that a pen is mightier than a sword. While a sword may nevertheless be unfeasible in an office, war of words, i.e. arguments break out more often than we intend to. And they’re not always between ego maniacs fighting over trifling issues, most of the arguments are over difference of opinions between learned men. In such cases, or any of the situations where you’ve to convince anyone that your intentions are for…

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Acronym #6: START

The previous acronym solved the problem of making a valid point when it came to putting a strong foot forward by ensuring FEDBK- Features, Enlist, Differentiate, Benefits and Knowledge. It’s been a great journey discovering simple words entwined together to form engrossing list and series. Alas, like all good things, the acronym series comes to an end with a START. With all the pun intended by saving this one for a hard goodbye, it’ll give…

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Office Politics

  ‘Politics’ refers to social relations to gain authority or power. ‘ Office Politics’ means use of power to achieve the changes that benefit the organisation or individuals working in it. In any organisation, it is naive to expect a politics-free zone. And business schools and institutions can never prepare you for the manipulations and mind-games that exists in the corporate set-up. Whether individual or group is engaged in office politics, both are highly destructive,…

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India: World’s emerging HR Capital

India is an abode to human resources. Currently, it inhabits nearly 2.7 billion of the population.  Many countries have only capital but no labour while India is endowed with such a vast human resource. It is probably the nation’s greatest strength. However, it is very unfortunate that a major proportion of the population fail to seek employment in various government and private-run firms. This is primarily due to lack of basic skills and India needs…

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Success at workplace

Landing in the organization of your dreams requires a lot of dedication and consistent efforts, but getting success there needs a bit more. Definition of success differs for all, but in order to be concise it can be related to promotions, performance awards, incentives or more. All this comes up with persistent efforts and passion. In this competitive era, the need of the hour is to work efficiently and demonstrate your competency to your colleagues…

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Poverty Estimating system in India

One of the most important problem from which India is fighting is poverty prevailing in country. Hence, in this blog I would like to share my information and ideas on how the methodology changed with in estimation of poverty. The Planning Commission is the nodal agency in the Government of India for estimation of poverty. It constitutes Groups from time to time to revisit the methodological issues related to the measurement of poverty so as…

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Compensation

Compensation of employees for the services rendered to an organisation is an important responsibilty of Human Resource Management. Every organisation must offer good wages and fringe benefits to attract and retain the talented employees with the organisation because if the wages offered are not competitive as compared to other firms, the efficient workforce may leave the firm. ‘Compensation’ refers to a wide range of financial and non-financial rewards given to the employees. It is paid…

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Employee Relations – by Avni Agarwal

An organization’s prime asset is its employees, those who work together tirelessly and perform their best to achieve the goals and aspirations of the organization they abide to. Working together, every individual develops a certain special kind of relationship with the colleagues at their workplace. It is important that employees whether on the same level or not, should share a healthy relationship with each other to give their best performances. The employees must be comfortable…

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