Mutual interests have to be intricately woven together

Mutual interests have to be intricately woven together
IR/HR mangers have to refresh their communication skills and work out an agenda of common interests around which consultations should take place, on a regular basis, in order to develop and promote a climate of cooperation which encourages participation of the workforce and partnership with them.

Post Covid, many would be working from homes, not only to avoid contact but to save time and for better work-life balance. IR/HR bonds will, therefore, need to be suitably strengthened to keep the workforce fully aligned with the organizational objective, even when people are working remotely from their homes. How to strengthen these bonds? How to make up for the absence of the work place environment which has been a significant driving force of performance? How to ensure that the organizational culture is not diluted because of the usual effect of “out of sight is out of mind”-you soon forget things which are no longer visible.

Relationships are, obviously, stronger when there is a climate of mutual understanding, trust and confidence in the organization. This understanding should develop around matters of common interest which promote efficiency and productivity of the organization, and also meet the aspirations of the workforce. It requires continuous exchange of information relating to the operations...

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Surendra Nath

IAS(ret), former Secretary to GOI, Professor, Business Laws & Industrial Relations at Amity University, Noida

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Surendra Nath

IAS(ret), former Secretary to GOI, Professor, Business Laws & Industrial Relations at Amity University, Noida

Dec. 2022 Issue

Workplace Frustration

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