The Economic Times – Monday 17 April 2006.
WHAT DOES INDIA INC WANT ? SENIOR EXECS SPEAK OUT. Empowerment, Clarity In Organisation’s Vision Matter Most To Employees
Hey India Inc, if surging employee attrition is bothering you, filling employee morale is becoming an issue, and hiring people is giving you sleepless nights, then wake up and listen towhat job-hopping highflying executives in Corporate India are demanding.
For top-rung executives, clearly, empowerment and clarity in the organisation’s vision iswhat matters the most
--- while 62% of India’s top executives want their organization to clarifyits vision, 31% want more empowerment.
However, for the middle and junior management,rewarding performance on a frequent basis appears to play an important role.
A survey carried out by the executives search firm, Executives Access, reveals this and providesmany more insights into
what Indian executives are looking for in their career.HR is no longer a non-core function and in the ongoing talent war
, it will play a critical rolein employee engagement and retention. Look at what just happened at Infosys—T V MonandasPai traded his CFO job for the position of HR head, something virtually inconceivable a fewyears ago. Progressive companies are now walking up to the importance of the HR function.
According to the survey one in every four respondents across the country wants his/hercompany to let HR play a proactive role.
Understandably, in the already-conscious IT and Ites