Though the concept of lifetime employment as unionized workman is reducing, new age employee relations have become more complex as the workplaces have become boundaryless with the emergence of gig workforce and service sector.
Author - Emmanuel David
Emmanuel David is a senior management professional and former Director of Tata Management Training Center where he spearheaded Leadership Development for the Tata Group and select Civil servants.
Currently he is Managing Director of Grid International India, the world authority on Culture Change and Transformation.
With experience in core sectors like Executive Education, Hospitality, Financial Services, Automobiles, Oil and Gas, EPC, Infrastructure, and Waste Management Emmanuel has worked with diverse ownership structures like MNCs, Board Managed Companies, JVs, and Family-owned businesses. He is versatile and agile and understands the interplay between structure, culture, and decision-making.
An experienced coach with multiple certifications, he also serves as an Independent Director and NRC Chairman of Aster DM Health Care and is a mentor at Columbia University's MS Program on Technology Management USA and at North Eastern University' s MS program in Strategic Technology Leadership.
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