The Hybrid Organization: A mutation or a harbinger of New-age Dharmic Firms

The Rise of the Hybrids Introduction The RISE of HYBRIDS Traditionally, most organizations, if not all, were classified across two buckets – The first class or type of firms were ‘for-profit organizations’ that embellished the values of market capitalism, and steeped in Friedmannian ethos and ideology, existed and still exist – to maximize wealth for […]

Exploring “Self (or/versus/and) System” dynamics in today’s Context

It is getting increasingly difficult these days to co-hold two contrasting pulls – that of the Self and that of the System – including families, work systems, communities etc. Often we find ourselves narcissistic and self absorbed in our own little worlds, quite clueless about our membership in systems and our dharma in nurturing and maintaining such […]

Managing Professional Growth – Trends that may transform or even eliminate the L&D function within in the near future!

Two strands of conversations have contributed towards writing this article – the first was with Srinivasa Addepalli of Globalgyan on designing leadership development interventions, and the second was exploring an aggregator model of coaching with G Pratap of Maersk, over the past few weeks.   For most firms, the ‘Make/Grow Talent or Buy Talent’ polarity […]