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May 2014

Remotely, yours
Remotely, yours 150 150 Kanhai Chhugani

Remotely YoursHere are a clutch of cool tools that enable you to manage your offshore team

Let’s start with a story: Ganesh works in a software development company in Hyderabad, where he has a proven track record of doing out-o-the-box thinking on complex problems and implementing solutions. His manager appreciates this and offers him a senior supervisory role with an offsite team in Silicon Valley, California.

Ganesh is initially ecstatic but later heartbroken. A reclusive nerd, he doesn’t have the social skills to settle down fast in the new work environment. Worse, as an offshore worker on the payrolls of a different company, he is treated as a second citizen in the US.

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HR Strategies Toolkit
HR Strategies Toolkit 150 150 Kanhai Chhugani

Toolkit“Why,” you may inquire, “do I need a policies and practices manual or software program for managing my staff?”

Since when is people management a strategic – consideration, needing meticulous planning?

The simple answer is, since the time the human factor of production became the most important driver for the Knowledge Economy. With employees in the driving seat, you need to creatively and “strategically” manage your workplace to be able to develop, communicate and enforce a set of policies and practices that are designed to promote growth at individual and organizational level. Modern day automation tools offer the opportunity to wield more control over your HR strategic planning based on a defensible quantitative process rather than your “gut feeling.”

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Avoiding HR automation, is it the right approach?
Avoiding HR automation, is it the right approach? 150 150 Kanhai Chhugani

avoiding automationThe Indian business scenario is changing. The work culture is becoming more and more competitive, strategic and fierce. Several great minds from IITs, IIMs, and other reputed institutions in India are working towards strategizing and bringing their businesses to the top. More and more companies are automating HR processes. On one hand, big companies believe that automation of HR process is a key factor that will help manage resource and track cost distribution; on the other, the mid-size and small companies are still reluctant to adopt the implementation.

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