Around 39 per cent and 26 per cent of respondents participating in a survey, from consumer and services sectors, respectively, opined that their respective companies was best defined as ‘performance oriented’.
A reformation seems to be on the horizon. It spells of a new mindset that the corporates are adopting be it open offices, flatter hierarchies or addressing colleagues by their first name.
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Seema Nambiar, senior director, people resources, McDonald’s India–West & South, has been associated with the Quick-Service-Restaurant (QSR) sector for some time now, and been part of the McDonald’s family for more than 15 years. Prior to this, she managed employee training for Domino’s India.
In her current role, she is responsible for ensuring seamless integration of company and people strategies at McDonald’s, West and South divisions. She focusses on enhancing the company’s employer brand image, and works towards creating a heightened Employee Value Proposition. In her previous role at McDonald’s, Nambiar was head – learning, development and strategy planning.
While sharing the employee development programmes at McDonald’s with HR Katha, she talks about how McDonald’s helps its employees build a career and not just pursue a job which is quite unusual in the QSR sector. Excerpts
Millennials, who comprise around 50 per cent of the workforce, are not just pushing the companies to change their interiors; the transformation is evident in ergonomics, structure, cultures and work norms as well.
As per Towers Watson, in India around 42 per cent of highly engaged employees are likely to call it quits whereas the global average is only 26 per cent.
Downsizing may seem to be productive in the short term, but it fails to give sustainable benefits in the long run.
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