Jan 07

Performance Management: How Bell Curve Got Screwed

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Bell curve is well known, rather infamous. Now junked by many companies, it seemed very good way to improve organization performance management. It helped to ensure that performance ratings are well differentiated. It helped to reward the high performers and … Continue reading

Jun 03

Potential Next Move-Where Do You Fit? 5 Things to Do Even if You Are A Loyal Employee

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Spent 10 years in one company. Had great moments together. Became expert in the domain. Also you have grown to managerial role. What If Your Company Does Not Need You? Floated Resume. But got no responses. what is wrong? For … Continue reading

May 18

Engineering Manager: The Job of Line Management

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series Tech Company Casestudy

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series Tech Company CasestudyAfter Engineering Director tasked them, the engineering managers swing into action. Consideration for the team formation: EMs know that individuals can not be perfect. But a near-perfect team … Continue reading

May 15

The project OVES

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This entry is part 4 of 12 in the series Tech Company Casestudy

This entry is part 4 of 12 in the series Tech Company CasestudyLet us talk about the project OVES being executed in ‘Polar Light’ stated in this post. There is browser based video editor. If you access your account in … Continue reading

May 11

Middle Management Roles: The Intended Audience

This entry is part 2 of 12 in the series Tech Company Casestudy

This entry is part 2 of 12 in the series Tech Company CasestudyAs I mentioned this is to bring clarity to the life of middle management professional under any title. There are many issues faced only at middle management level. … Continue reading

May 10

Middle Management Roles: Described Like Never Before

This entry is part 1 of 12 in the series Tech Company Casestudy

This entry is part 1 of 12 in the series Tech Company CasestudyWhat is the job description of a software engineer? Software development. How much does it vary with the company? Very little. How about the job of a CEO? How much … Continue reading