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Social Etiquette – The Forgotten Good-natured Behaviour Code

Commercialization has taken precedence over most of our good values! Is advancement in Science inversely proportional to advancement of ‘human-ness’? Ganesh Subramanian discusses our behavioural code which has changed with our so-called ‘advancement’ in this post. The biggest fear of advancement of mankind is that in the mad pursuit of developments and an equally insane dash for material possessions, somewhere there is a risk of losing our social values and a possible deviation from accepted behavioural

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GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN

There are established tenets in corporate life which have been followed from time immemorial. Some of them talk about the DOs and DON’Ts to be followed in companies. But in today’s world, do these principles really make sense? Are today’s youth really bothered about preserving corporate niceties? This article tries to take a look at those corporate tenets that are more ritualistic in today’s world. While some of the points mentioned in this article may

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Australia win match, India win hearts

Any tour Down Under elicits high expectations among Indian fans, given the recent high voltage clashes between India and Australia in the recent past in different formats of the game. This time too it was no different. But those expectant talks remained subdued for a while with the sad incident of Phil Hughes passing away. A blooming Aussie cricketing talent was nipped in the bud by the cruel hand of fate. With change of match

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Why Indian Team Was Supposed To Lose and How Can They hit Back: Analysis

That moment when Ishant Sharma tamely chipped the delivery in the air for Moeen Ali to complete the catch, the humiliation was well & truly complete. What started as a tour where India started to look as favourites after the Lords win to outsmart England given their vulnerability as a test team after their recent losses against Sri Lanka & Australia in the Ashes, ended without a whimper. Indian fans found themselves on familiar territory

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Honestly Ridiculous Is What HR Is Becoming – 2

Part-1 of this two part series focused on the absurdities which are carried out in the name of interview questions and post interview comments. This Part-2 of the series will look at the flaws in HR procedures & policies and why it doesn’t make sense today to live with anachronistic HR practices. 1) Not hiring a person with a break in career: These days it is common for people to try out something on their

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Honestly Ridiculous Is What Human Resource Function Is Becoming – 1

This 2 part series article explores some of the stupidities which are perpetrated in the name of HR interviews and HR practices. The intention of these articles is not to demean the HR function or its significance in building the organization, but to point out the flaws in sticking to anachronistic HR practices and resorting to pedestrian, run-of-the-mill interview questions which earns the HR function & its practitioners an indelible bad name and leads to

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WM30: Cracking of the “Streak” Code

It all happened in a moment. All it took was 3 seconds for 21 years of legacy to come crashing down. Wrestlemania, the pinnacle event of the WWE, had only one constant over the years and that is the Undertaker systematically destroying his opponents year after year. Hall of famers, legends, everyone attempted to end the Undertaker’s unbeaten Streak but came unsuccessful. Such is the enormity of the achievement that Undertaker’s victory in Wrestlemania was

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Companies And Obsession With Finding The Right Fit

We often hear companies striving hard and going that extra mile in finding the right candidate for a job, so that the selected candidate will be the perfect fit for the company in terms of fulfilling the company’s expectations with regards to the business. But is it ok to be obsessed with finding the right fit? Won’t it be easy instead to find a candidate with the basic credentials – good work experience, decent academic

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Team India And The Unrealistic Media Expectations

As the unsuccessful tours of South Africa and New Zealand slowly recede to the background and expectations are set around the Asia Cup which is to begin soon, one can hear the common lament that a good showing in Asia Cup followed by IPL will sweep the problems, plaguing the Indian cricket team especially when it travels abroad, under the carpet. I would like to take a slightly heretical viewpoint in this article in terms

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ICC’s Dilly Dallying With The World Test Championship

If recent reports are to be believed, then ICC has decided to do away with the idea of a world test championship and is reconsidering the resurrection of the Champions Trophy. Ever since the idea of a World Test Championship (WTC) has been proposed, there has been a back and forth of events related to it. Now the ICC’s latest decision comes in the wake of sponsors not showing interest in putting their money in

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