Thursday, 26 May, 2022

Topic: Workplace

Hari Sadu –’s bad boss from 2006 ad still present during ‘The Great Resignation’

Whether it is 2006 or 2022, navigating toxic workplaces and dealing with grumpy bosses continue to be a task for workers, making Haru Sadu a timeless presence.

People over process — that’s how organisations gain an advantage

There is an urgent need for organisations to venture beyond traditional norms and explore creative solutions to support the workforce effectively.

We’re all exhausted, but here’s how to tell if you are experiencing burnout

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, burnout was considered a work-related issue. But we have identified burnout in people outside of the workplace too.

Research shows how dangerous answering or sending emails outside work hours can be for health

Being in a constant state of hyper-vigilance awaiting work notifications at home can affect metabolism and immunity.

Who do we blame for today’s intense corporate workplace culture? A Soviet miner

Alexei Stakhanov even made the cover of Time magazine in 1935 as the figurehead of a new workers’ movement dedicated to increasing production.

Anxiety, depression cost the global economy $1 trillion a year — then came Covid

Businesses must apply the same level of scrutiny they use to make strategic decisions to supporting mental health.

Work from home, work at will — how Covid disrupted Indian workplaces

In 2020, India introduced measures to ease registration & compliance requirements to enable employees of IT and BPO companies to work from anywhere, permanently.

Israel gets a new Microsoft office for post-Covid era

“Why does a person actually want to come into an office? Why do they need an office at all?,” are some questions the new Israel campus’ architect tried to answer.

If you get on with your boss you’re more likely to lie for them – new study

When employees identify strongly with the organisation they work for, they might become blinded to any wrongdoing because of their positive view of the workplace.

Email rudeness just got worse in workplaces

Studies show that almost 98 per cent of people say they have experienced uncivil behaviour in the workplace, a phenomenon that has gotten worse during Covid-19.

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Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.


Naval helicopters | Representational image |

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.