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Purpose Maturity in GICs

The level of leveraging of GIC (Global Inhouse Center) in India by a multinational company is directly proportional to the level of ‘Purpose-Maturity’ of the GIC. ‘Purpose-Maturity’ indicates the level of strategic thinking of establishing GIC...

Working long hours…

Years back, I was working on a project and putting long hours, my boss noticed this and asked me to meet him first thing the next morning. Next morning when I met him, he said “if the work requires long hours, see that you work late only alternate days say...

Skill /Learning 1 – Friendship vs. Work Relationship

This post can also be heard   In this post we look at one very important lesson that I have learned as a manager: Friendship and work relationship should be kept separate; you may need to make uncomfortable staffing calls. In my previous job I had a person...

Learning from your previous (and current!) job

As a person who has worked as a CIO for a large international organisation, I will use the CIO’s role as an example and take a few issues that I have faced, some mistakes that I have committed and some successes that I have had and talk about what I have learned...