Measure what matters Regardless of your leadership style, we can all agree businesses need to meet key performance metrics to thrive. However, many companies make the mistake of putting too much emphasis on measuring input—particularly when they have less visibility into the day-to-day operations of their team. In today’s digital world, there is no lack of access to technological tools, from Time Doctor to Hubstaff, that allow managers insight into time spent, keystrokes typed, and web pages browsed. But putting too much emphasis on managing the process can be a distraction from the end goal and use up valuable resources. It ends up adding to the problem rather than creating a solution. … [Read more...] about The case for autonomous leadership in the remote workplace
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Of the total 4,971 fatalities, Maharashtra tops the tally with 2,098 deaths followed by Gujarat (980), Delhi (398,) Madhya Pradesh (334), West Bengal (302), Uttar Pradesh (198), Rajasthan (184), Tamil Nadu (154), Telangana (71) and Andhra Pradesh (60). The death toll reached 48 in Karnataka, 42 in Punjab, 28 in Jammu and Kashmir, 19 in Haryana, 15 in Bihar, eight in Kerala, and seven in Odisha. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: India records highest single-day spike of 265 deaths, 7,964 cases
Look at Hawaii. The state recently proposed a “feminist economic recovery plan” that incorporates “the unique needs of indigenous and immigrant women, caregivers, elderly women, femme-identifying and non-binary people, incarcerated women, unsheltered women, domestic abuse and sex trafficking survivors, and women with disabilities.” Men and women are having varied experiences right now so implementing a “one size fits all” type approach simply won’t work for everyone. Women make up a larger portion of essential workers in the U.S. and are putting their lives at risk, often without proper protections and compensation in place, to keep society functioning. The fallout for women is going to be worse than it is for men, so business leaders need to address that when creating plans for the future. … [Read more...] about The pandemic could fix the workplace gender gap (or make it wider)
In a way, the set of events have come a full circle for both the regulator and the NSE. First, for a long time, SEBI has been accused of giving favourable treatment to the NSE but with this ruling, it’s no longer true. Second, NSE was seen as an institution which could do no wrong but is also being questioned now. Third, now NSE is accused of similar problems for which BSE was once accused. Apart from economic reasons, NSE was also founded to check the monopoly powers of BSE and some of its top management who were running the exchange in an autocratic mode. Reading SEBI’s order, we see how a few individuals are being guilty of running NSE in a similar fashion as well. … [Read more...] about NSE Case | The Indian financial sector story is unravelling
While the vaccines research has been taking place in labs across the world, experts say that there is a good chance that the novel coronavirus will never go away. This is even in the case that a vaccine becomes available. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Essential podcast | India’s GDP slows sharply, is the virus here to stay despite vaccines?