After regaling Indian consumers with their breathtaking discounts and services, Flipkart is now aiming to do the same for its employees. Just last week, the company had announced a benefits package for its pregnant employees that was amongst the most generous in the Indian corporate space. Now it has revealed that it will provide allowance and leave benefits to staff who adopt children.
Anyone doing business in China must become familiar with Guanxi. Commonly described as the system of social networks and influential relationships which facilitate business and other dealings, Guanxi is a crucial part of business life in China. Leadership expert Steve Tappin says it’s simply part of the “social fabric” in China. “It’s very difficult to get things done without it,”
Facebook just made a subtle design change to its icons. Probably lost on the vast majority of its 1.4 billion users, the change is a big leap for gender equality and could profoundly influence perceptions of women. The tiny icons appearing in the upper right-hand corner of the social networking site have been subtly changed.
Team outings usually end with some laughs, greater understanding of your teammates, and making some new friends. That wasn’t the case when HSBC took its employees on a day out at Teamworks Karting track in Birmingham. Six employees were fired soon after for making an inappropriate video during the event.