Given the recent exodus of talent, this may be a great time to fix the anomalies of the past, to be seen as making sincere an attempt to create a meritocracy.
Author - Dr. Sujaya Banerjee
is the Chief Executive Officer of Capstone People Consulting, a leading Consulting Firm engaged in Managing Organizational Transformation through Leadership Development, Diversity and Inclusion and Innovation Mindsets to create Future of Workplaces Culture. Dr. Banerjee has over 32 years of corporate experience in Leading Change through People in Organizations like British Gas, Essar Group, Godrej, Adnoc and Lowe Lintas and Partners. She is currently on the Board of Academy of Applied Emotional Intelligence.
Those that are willing to move forward from industrial-era command and control styles and instead create cultures of empowerment and contributions are more likely to succeed. There are several instances of flattening the hierarchy to bring more speed to problem solving and decision making.
Learning in these times will occur across the organization and across levels- HR can facilitate connectedness and lessons learnt culture to revisit anything that is slowing down recovery.
I think lots of opportunity for design thinking, in terms of restructuring HR and the learning, talent management functions. So yes, this is going to be more challenges for HR, more learning for HR & talent managers in the current market space.