Most companies were left playing catch-up with tech disruptions, a workforce with different needs, customised people actions and the move from talent management to people management. So, the scope for these trends, and more, to come into their own in 2017 is immense.
Delving deeper into the world of the millennials, Subramanian S. Kalpathi’s book is a window to understand what drives this generation to think and work differently than their ancestors.
Millennials are frequently blamed for their lack of duty and discipline at the workplace, and often called the entitled generation. Senior HR professionals share their opinion on this.
Enhanced security concerns across the world in response to terror; a possible slowdown in growth economies as well as subdued oil prices will all have a role to play in how business is shaped this year. This will have a deep impact on the amount of leverage the people function will have.
Clear goals, flexible work environment, freedom to make decisions, opportunities for growth and use of the latest technology seem to be some of the sough-after factors for Gen Y.
Many companies, which are adopting the millennial mindsets, are opting for open offices and a flattening structure.