Cognitive psychologists have pointed out that children are like Blank Slates. You can write anything on them and they would reciprocate and radiate the same script. So, you understand, how important is it for the education system to to impart such skills for the developing children, so that they can grow up to brighten the nation’s future.
In your mind, a happy workplace brings an image of smiling employees working together. What we tend to miss is that these employees are also healthy! In today’s workplaces, heavy work schedules, tight timelines lead to a stressful and sedentary lifestyle.
The year 2008 Global financial crisis paved for an emphasis towards risk management and sustainability in the economy. The year 2014 saw the Russian financial crisis reach head. 2015 saw the global economy shudder because of the Chinese Stock Market crash.
All the concepts in Human Resources that were designed for the world of yesterday, are going to become obsolete over time because work will be distributed very differently. Organizations have already started to replace the classic performance management systems with more frequent check-in
Maintenance of talent and people cohesiveness, performance and productivity to the required levels of excellence is a very important part in view of the centrality of the energy sector. There is a need for an in-depth and continuous deliberation on energy issues, with a view to finding out viable energy solutions.
While some organizations are championing the cause of including the differently abled as a part of their workforce, some are taking massive strides to bridge the gender gap, one of the most talked about, but the least actioned upon area. Ajuba Solutions is one such example.
Tony Buzan is a remarkable man, few people can lay claim to having invented anything worthwhile, let alone a transformative technique he calls ‘mind maps’, that can change the way we learn forever. Having invented them in the 60s, mind maps have gone from strength to strength, becoming a recognized method for memory and improved brain function.
In the near future, smart machines and systems will automate many jobs that exist today, changing the nature of skills that are in high demand. As social technologies play a more important role in value creation; skills such as social intelligence and new media literacy, among others, will become increasingly important for workers.