Time to develop mutual understanding for best possible options

Time to develop mutual understanding for best possible options
IR issues emerge where an industry is under stress and then becomes unviable owing to the current situation. With everyone trying to protect their own interests, conflicts are likely to arise, and in plenty.

Visualising at the post covid business scenario, would IR/ER front also be changed or will remain same and if yes, what changed dimensions do you foresee emerging in industrial Relations/Employee relations?

ED When the first lockdown was announced at the end of March, many of us expected that a resumption of services and work would happen by July or August. Yet, even at the beginning of August we’re experiencing an extension of lockdown. A string of long periods with very low economic activity is bound to have an impact on the economy. My point of view is if the industry is sick or not viable, it will have an impact on the relationships that managers share with employees. It’s important for leaders to think through and anticipate issues, and for there to be clear communication to avoid or mitigate them. The sectors that are doing well e.g. Online Retailing, Consumer Products, Supermarkets, Telecommunication, Information Technology, Entertainment, Pharma will be enjoying...

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Emmanuel David

An XLRI alumnus, Emmanuel David has been at the helm of leadership in multi-sector companies from Auto, Hospitality, Infrastructure, Financial Services to Oil & Gas. His experiences span businesses such as family-owned entities, JVs, and MNCs. Under his Leadership, TMTC has been awarded  for Excellence in Experiential Learning Programs by Business World. He has coached several Tata Leaders and others in their leadership journey. He has also addressed the IAS Cadre on Leadership. He is former Director Tata Management Training Centre.

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Emmanuel David

An XLRI alumnus, Emmanuel David has been at the helm of leadership in multi-sector companies from Auto, Hospitality, Infrastructure, Financial Services to Oil & Gas. His experiences span businesses such as family-owned entities, JVs, and MNCs. Under his Leadership, TMTC has been awarded  for Excellence in Experiential Learning Programs by Business World. He has coached several Tata Leaders and others in their leadership journey. He has also addressed the IAS Cadre on Leadership. He is former Director Tata Management Training Centre.

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