· Show the way to quality of life. Doctors, health care providers and insurers can actually join hands with non-profit organisations that work on cancer, heart ailments and lung diseases to chart out a plan for good quality of life for employees. They can show the path to do so by offering such initiatives as employee committees for quality of life, walking meetings rather than seated ones, newsletters, special yoga sessions during work days, online forums, health check and assessments, and screenings for critical illnesses given their lifestyles and hereditary conditions. Financial incentives may be offered too when employees are not losing any day due to sickness. Ask employees to log in their exercise regimen, participate in marathons and other competition, share best practices in exercise and eating habits, etc. For such employees perhaps employers may waive off the premium payments. … [Read more...] about How to create value with healthcare
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Cash is no longer the king but the emperor in current times. There is a saying that goes that if you are looking for cash, look within. There are many obvious areas like receivables, inventory, sound working capital practices, capital expenditure plans, which are the usual areas when companies relook at cash practices. The difference lies in making it a culture at multiple levels or making it about reshaping certain processes and policies for reactive one-time gains. When it comes to making it a culture, sometimes it could be as simple as motivating the sales force on the one hand and on the other, treating suppliers as partners with a strategy to balance both. Similarly, while being revenue-focused is important as maintaining targets of business growth are critical, it is also paramount to balance the health of the business in terms of margins, profits, cash, etc. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 impact | CFO’s choices in steering companies to ride the new normal
To test that assumption, a few valuation multiples and profitability ratios for the US markets are compiled. In the US markets, the S&P 500 represents large caps, S&P 600 the small caps, Nasdaq 100 represents the technology sector large caps, while S&P small cap IT is self-descriptive. For the financial data, an ETF tracking the index has been used. … [Read more...] about Should US equities be the core investment in an Indian portfolio?
Using the strategies These strategies were typically used as additional information within a sentence. For example, if Maloney, the senior fellow at Brookings, were to cut her disciplinary expertise in the following sentence—the phrase within the commas—it would still make rational sense: “From my perspective, as someone who works on Iranian internal politics and economics and on the U.S.-Iran relationship, we are coming at the end of a long period of limbo.” … [Read more...] about 11 science-backed ways to boost your credibility when you work remotely
Tsedal Neeley, a professor at Harvard Business School, has spent years researching how companies can manage spread-out teams. She advises ensuring that everyone has the right technology, so no one is left behind. Next, managers should acknowledge that the world has changed and work with their teams to figure out new processes. She recommends meeting at least once a week and not neglecting fun virtual events, such as group lunches or happy hours, to maintain connections. You should also strive to help all employees feel like they’re in the loop and have equal access to you, she says. … [Read more...] about The 7 hallmarks of good leadership in the pandemic