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The trend of garbing layoffs as restructuring

August 24, 2020

Why it is OK to own up to a financial crisis during the pandemic

'Talent' - the most burning, game

August 19, 2020

'The Work From Home' lock- down context had its own set-back for someone a bit hyper- active like me. Was often feeling very disconcerted. But one thing for sure. It provided me sufficient quite time to search deep within , seriously introspect and thereafter, seriously respond to the very intriguing questions she asked.

Let me share with you the interesting copy that her article has finally turned out to be. Hope you like it.

[Podcast] How HR Leaders can get a place in the C-Suite!

June 29, 2020

An insightful and in-depth wisdom is too precious to just have only senior HR leaders listen, so I encourage ALL senior leaders who aspire to the Board to listen!!  It will certainly be the best investment you make in your career today!!   Here is your action plan and blueprint to the C-Suite!!

The Paretto Monster

June 30, 2020

The big problem - I call it the 'Paretto Monster', causes 80% of the damage. But the bigger problem on hand is its capacity to blind us and block us from evaluating other problems which may momentarily appear to be rather small albeit they may have the potential to cause huge damages.

Increasing social media trolls by disgruntled employees: how should companies react

June 23, 2020

Anything that deals with the company’s brand reputation, policies and procedures, one has to follow the company’s mandates before posting anything on social media

“Technology is the ground on which digital highways must be built for millennial talent” Adil Malia

January 28, 2020

Most CXOs are too busy handling their current business survival challenges to think of working on futuristic business readiness, Adil Malia, CEO, The Firm for HR 2020 Forecast

“In new world of humanoids, the focus has to be on mindsets than on skill-sets ,” Adil Malia

January 09, 2019

Adil Malia In conversation for 'HRKatha 2019 Forecast'.

Forget about the titles

July 30, 2018

Adil's opinions at ET's Technology Next event.

Click the image for the full article, and the below button for Adil's message

Webinar with Core HRIR

June 07, 2018

Webinar on "Talent Recession is a Direct outcome of Talent Disengagement and absence of Talent Succession"

Technological sharpness backed by sensitive emotional intelligence is the key

May 31, 2018

From 'demand creation' to 'demand fulfillment' and ultimately till 'Value' is created in the enterprise, the organisation has to go through different processes. Each organisation goes through these processes in its unique way which is defined by the values it subscribes to and the leadership behaviors it nurtures. Collectively, culture is the 'way around' which the enterprise goes about creating value through its value - chain.


October 02, 2017

30th Annual Conference of OPA highlights new pathways to growth and stability

September 30, 2017

Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy and FiRM India Chief Executive and Managing Partner Dr. Adil Malia set the stage alight with their evaluations of the prevailing economic situation, opportunities and a new development agenda for growth and stability.

Create value for business thru premium on relationships...

September 30, 2017

Irrespective of the time, age or era that we live in - Stone Age, Iron Age, Paper Age or Digital Age, one fact is for certain. All ages are people ages and winners in the 'People' world are those who master insights into the behaviours of people, are sensitive to their needs and systematically develop a sense of mastery over the art of managing relationships.

Baroda Management Association - 60th Founders' Day

May 28, 2017

" Aapki kismat aapko mauka degee Lekin aapki mehnat aur kabilyat Aapko chauka degi...."

30 leaders to re-define happiness in the workplace: Happiness Conclave 2.0

March 20, 2017

"Strange, but in turbulent times, the key to thriving is for an enterprise to become 'net happiness +'. A 'happy enterprise' is based on an open business design where its 'value creation' journey is anchored in the values it enshrines and is in 'Samanvay' with the values sought after by its people and other stakeholders," said Adil Malia, CEO, The Firm

Setting the Agenda

April 09, 2016

"We are now moving away from generating people-centric business organisations to business-centric people networks." And this transition requires HR folks to have business experience. 

10 talent trends of 2017: Adil Malia

December 28, 2016

Couple of days to go and ten trends that organisations need, to get future smart and future ready in 2017.

"Culture eats strategy for breakfast," Adil Malia

May 17, 2015

Adil Malia, group president, HR at Essar group, has worked across industries, cultures, regions and functions. From FMCG to hardcore engineering and infrastructure; from a Global MNCs such as GE, Coca-Cola to promoter led companies such as Essar and Godrej..

Social responsibility has HR benefits too

April 04, 2016

A study finds that leaders consider social responsibility as a good tool for employee engagement

Arrogance can derail and paralyse you: Adil Malia, Essar Group

February 27, 2012

The Peter Principle works on the underlying assumption that at some point of time, derailers will catch up with Peter and he will be paralysed! No Peter is perfect. 

Rating for the Finance Minister: Meets Expectations, says Adil Malia

April 01, 2012

If the Finance Minister was to be assessed on strategy formulation, human capital development and engagement with stakeholders for nation building, how would he fare?

Valuing value: interview with Adil Malia, Essar

November 08, 2011

"The three dots at the beginning indicate a continuity of culture," Essar group president HR, Adil Malia, tells HR in an exclusive interview to coincide with its latest acquisition

India's Best Companies to Work For: Positioning the Employer Brand

October 01, 2011

Basuri Dutta, Great Place to Work Institute talks to Adil Malia, Group President HR at Essar on what is it that companies need to do to engage and absorb more talent in the industry and what should CEOs be cautious about in their talent strategy

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