Humanising the Workplace
In this edition cover story, readers will get an opportunity to understand and learn what it means to humanising the workplace and why this is the key to optimizing performance while maintaining flexibility and retaining the talent.
HR- The change catalyst
This edition cover story explains the nuances of role and importance of HR in making change effective, its challenges and opportunities for the organisations and how to understand the reading between the lines of culture and people behaviour.
Artificial Intelligence & Human Resources
Experts in this edition at the helm of affairs offer insights on AI, its impact on HR function, challenges and benefits and what it holds for future.
Employee Wellness & Bullying
This edition cover story is on this sensitive much talked about but less acted upon subject where attempt is to understand the causes, put in the place the employee wellness programs and build a workplace that is admirable. Experts are here to share their wisdom.
Industrial Relations- An Extinct Skill?
With this edition, your magazine completes twenty-five years of publication and enters in to twenty sixth year. This silver jubilee anniversary issue carrying a cover story on most important aspect of HR function- IR skills to understand from the IR experts who are legends of this domain about present and future relevance of IR skills.
The cover story of this edition is an attempt to understand the intricacy and complexity of this sensitive issue of workplace where industry experts and HR professionals provide useful insights and ways to address the possible challenges.
The hiring transition : From Jobs to Skills
The cover story of this edition is an attempt to understand and explore the nuances of this transition, underline the benefits and challenges of skill-based recruitment practice by Industry experts.
Layoffs: The HR Turmoil
Cover story of this issue is on possible impact of Layoffs in India, HR Role in executing it if unavoidable, making it less painful as far as possible and insulating the orgainsation from possible legal threats arising out of such action. The industry HR experts have discussed the nuances of this critical phenomenon and ways to act upon in preventive as well as curative mode.
Resetting Performance & Rewards
The HR veterans of the country, in this this edition cover story, put forth interesting insights about the necessity of reworking on performance management system and rewards along with steps to address challenges and metrics those need to be taken care of while modifying the process.
Important Labour Judgments 2022 (Special Feature - HR Focus 2023)
Cover story of this edition is much sought after annual compilation of important labour judgments of the year 2022. More than 600 judgments delivered by supreme court and various high courts comprehended in one/few lines is the result of our research team hard work who had gone through in to thousands of pages of such judgments.
Future of HR
This edition cover story is all about future of HR where renowned Business and HR leaders and pioneer of this function in the country unfold the role of HR function in future.
The causes of workplace frustration and ways to overcome is discussed at length by the experts of the subject in this edition cover story on workplace frustration, which certainly will provide useful insights to both leaders and employees.
Decoding Gen Z
This edition cover story is an attempt to understand and decode the Gen Z comprehensively. Industry experts and Senior HR professionals have penned down their thoughts and suggest ways for managers to handle this new generation.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
This edition cover story is an attempt to understand the diversity, equity and inclusion in its entirety, practical problems and impediments organisations face in building such work culture and how to move forward through the experiences of the experts sitting at the helm of affairs.
New Gen HR
This edition is an attempt to understand what New Gen HR professionals think about the profession, what are their priorities, how they would like to see the organization and their ultimate goal. It is interesting to know all about that and Bosses must listen to what their future CHROs have in mind and how they want to move on.
HYBRID WORK MODEL
This edition cover story is on Hybrid work model attempting to understand the issues, complexities, benefits and challenges, organizations may face while switching to this model and how to make it workable effectively.
Building Better Work Culture
This edition cover story is on how to build a better work culture. Corporate HR honchos, management thinkers and mentors share their experience based on first hand experience and present a blue print.
The New Age Manager
This edition cover story is an attempt to understand the attributes and qualities/competencies of new age managers required in new age organisations. Management veterans and Industry Experts who have seen and experienced generations working are sharing the insights.
HR professionals with diversified experience have shared their perspective on the issue of Talent Crisis in this edition cover story and how industry should keep its talent intact. They talk of strategies, challenges and way forward...
Re-defining Employee Experience
This edition cover story is on this crucial subject attempting to understand the nuances and getting to know through Industry HR experts as to how important it is to focus on it and how to enhance the Ex.
PoSH - Has it Delivered?
This edition cover story is an attempt to understand whether the posh law has delivered and met the objectives for which it was enacted along with other dimensions of the socio-legal complexity. Experts of the subjects are here to enrich readers with their wisdom and experience.
Important Labour Judgments 2021
The cover story is about compilation of hundreds of important labour judgements selected from labour journals published in 2021. The judgments central point is put in one liner for readers quick understanding. The SC and Various High Courts judgments will be setting the tone of future of employer employee relations.
Humanizing the Tech
This edition cover story ‘Humanizing the Tech’ is an attempt to explore and identify the ways of keeping technology humanized to serve its purpose better for HR function. HR experts of the subject have brought diversified views for you on the subject.
HR 360° Best Once of Covid Time
December edition is a collector's issue. The edition contains fourteen best interviews and articles of HR experts on different subjects published during covid time. It was very difficult for us to select few jewels from the crown keeping in mind the space constraint as each one published in every issue is time tested unique piece of deep insights.
The GIG Wave
This edition Cover story explores different dimensions of gig economy, the way it works and how should HR intervenes to ensure that there is WIN- WIN for both stake holders.
The Middle Riddle
The cover story of this edition is an attempt to decode this middle riddle and way forward to strengthen the middle managers by industry experts who all have passed through and felt the heat and real challenges of this segment.
Recalibrating HR Post Covid
It will be an exciting challenge for HR to ensure that ‘out of sight’ employees do not become ‘out of mind’ employees. Cover Story Experts are here to talk about the areas and challenges HR is expected to face in new work world with changing work profiles and how to recalibrate its policies and processes.
HR-Back to People!
This edition cover story takes you to a journey of this transformation where how HR and business leaders have brought the people agenda back in focus. Industry HR doyens and experts share their experiences and vision on how HR should now take on for building a better future.
Work-Life Balance in Pandemic
This edition cover story on work life balance in pandemic is an attempt to understand the issue from its depth, what employees and organisations can do to achieve the balance and possible future of this factor after pandemic. The veteran HR leaders who are at the helm of the affairs in their organisations have penned down their thoughts, that are revealing, insightful and interesting.
Coaching for the Future
Since pandemic has changed the way business organizations work resulting in to remote working, hybrid work places with WFH, Coaching for the future has also to be changed accordingly to meet the requirements. Virtual coaching which will be more required in coming times, it will have its own challenges too. It adds new layers of complexity.
Re-positioning Learning & Development
L&D has to focus on skill assessment, improvement and measurement to draw a clear line between the out of training interventions and business metrics to stay relevant. It has to be more responsible than earlier, more result oriented than earlier and more integrated than earlier.
HR Leadership - 2021 & Beyond
This edition cover story is an attempt to identify HR leadership competencies and personality traits required in 2021 and beyond and prepare all its people to handle successfully the future uncertainties.
Empathy at Workplace
This edition’s cover story experts talk about nuances of empathy, its importance at workplace, how leaders should learn, develop and practice this skill and overall present insightful guide.
Important Labour Judgments 2020 & HR Landscape 2021
The cover story is the outcome of deep research, identification and relevance of important labour judgments delivered by Judiciary of the country that sets the future stage for employment relations between employer and employee. It carries more than 600 one liner judgments.
Performance Management - Post Covid
The Industry experts have brought valuable insights in the cover story on this subject which is highly contemporary and show the path on which HR should move on while handing Performance Management issues post covid.
Leaders Out of Crisis
To understand how leaders should lead out of crisis and press ‘re-set’button work on business priorities and impact of changed labour regulations, we decided to bring out the joint mega issue by merging Nov. and Dec. 20 issue in one.
Work & Workplace - The next normal
This edition cover story is an attempt to understand the intricacies of work and workplace that is going to be the next normal. Industry experts and HR veterans share their ideas with keeping an eye at ground to provide useful insights so that HR professionals keep them ready to work on.
Industrial Relations - Covid & Beyond
In this edition, IR experts make an attempt to understand, visualize the possible IR landscape beyond covid and share their wisdom. Their vast experience at ground zero while handling IR matters will surely provide useful and innovative insights.
Employee Mental Wellness
This edition of the magazine is on this aspect of understanding the gravity and addressing the challenge of employee mental wellness where HR experts and veteran practitioners share their thoughts on different dimensions highlighting the importance and the way out.
Rebooting HR In Crisis
It is BM's attempt to document it. In this edition, meet the HR veterans in following pages and know how HR is rebooted during crisis by preparing the fraternity to deal with post covid scenario through their wisdom. Also time to say thank you from bottom of my heart to all readers, friends and supporters for their blessings that kept this magazine live for 22 years. With this edition we are entering into 23rd year. Hope to see many more years with your support.
Work from Home
This edition cover story on WHF is an attempt made by industry experts and HR professionals to examine this model 360 degree, explore possibilities and challenges, tips to handle them and preparing ground ready to adapt to new realities that's are coming on the way.
The cover story of this edition explores the current landscape and what is in store for future, what discourages HR function from adopting innovative HR practices and how technology have made their work more effective and meaningful.
Next Gen. Leadership
This edition cover story is all about Next Gen. Leadership, its qualities, skills and challenges to be addressed. The industry mentors, coaches and leaders are here to share their wisdom.
Women At Work
Saagarika Ghoshal, prominent HR professional and a woman board director, as guest editor has supported this edition cover story from conceiving the idea to bringing it on the pages having different dimensions about women at work, flips and flops, issues and challenges, hazards of professions they face and handled by women leaders itself.
Important Labour Judgment 2019
This edition is annual compilation of all important labour judgments delivered and published in various journals during last year. Our team works throughout the year for this edition. Apart from this, edition also carry a special feature on HR Focus-2020, about which experts have attempted to figure out certain areas on which HR fraternity will be working around should focus in coming year.
HR for Non HR
This edition cover story depicts HR’s importance for non HR and how by adopting a collaborative approach, HR function should be practiced at all levels to build an institution where human capital makes the difference. Industry experts and top HR professionals draw a road map by underlining its relevance.
Disruptive HR Trends of 2019
The last edition of this year throws light on many such HR trends that have captured or disrupted in the whole year. Experienced Industry and HR professionals share their thoughts on it to pave the way of future as to where we are heading and how to move on.
L&D of the future
This edition is centred around the theme of L&D of the future where HR leaders and Industry practitioners delve upon the nuances of the subject addressing the dilemmas and changing role of professionals.
Slowdown, Job Losses & Labour Reforms
This edition cover story is all about these issues where experts, industry practitioners have unfolded the possible reasons of slowdown, provide tips how to handle people issues in bad times and effect of labour reforms.
Gig Work & Worker
HR professionals need to find answers of the questions, create a fine balance between business needs and gig workers growth with welfare and social security. This edition cover story is on this emerging trend where experts attempt to find answers of intriguing questions and making a road map of future talent pool.
HR in Power Sector
The cover story of this edition is all about what is happening in HR in power sector, what is required to be done to stay relevant and how organisations are doing better in this domain and making a good HR business case.
WOMEN HR Leaders
Our anniversary issue is about celebrating the growth and success of women in HR. The women HR leaders who have occupied the cover page this year have done a lot in life and career and each one has an inspiring story for all of us to learn for.
The cover story of this issue is about Agile HR, where Industry HR leaders have shared their experiences, pros and cons, benefits and challenges for making HR function agile. A complete guide indeed!
I have not pointed about skill set and traits, successful CEOs should have and mistakes they should avoid, because these all along with other dimensions of CEO leadership have been thoroughly presented by experts in their articles/views with interesting examples in the cover story of this edition.
Workforce of Future: Jobs & Skills
This time cover story is all about synthesizing the workforce of future, impact of technology on people and jobs, future skills people will be required to possess at faster speed and all this has been done very intelligently by renowned HR experts of the country. There is a lot of learning for all.
High Performing Culture
The Industry HR experts in the cover story of this edition open up their mind and speak on how, why and what about high performing culture of the organisation.
Important LABOUR Judgments - 2018
Along with HR trends, focus and priorities of CHROs in 2019 in a special feature, this edition carry much sought-after yearly compilation of around 700 important labour judgments of 2018, which is a must for all HR people to know about.
Corporate Governance & Board Diversity
With the support of Saagarika Ghoshal, a board women director as guest editor of this cover story, BM has roped in experts of the subject and directors to share their experiences, wisdom and provide a road map for excellent corporate governance and board diversity.