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How to build a 'rainbow' team

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How to build a 'rainbow' team
We exist in a VUCA world. The acronym which means Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity is what we are encountering as HR and business professionals. This dynamic environment would mean we put on our thinking caps and our best foot forward to deal with the myriad challenges facing the business, smartly and efficiently. From talent attraction and retention to nurturing leaders of tomorrow, capability building to creating and sustaining a culture of learning and development — we have to have a multi-pronged strategy if we are to succeed. I call this the ‘Rainbow Team’ phenomena. Here, every member of the team tackles a dedicated challenge with its expertise. This prismatic HR team needs to be assembled, groomed, motivated and united to face the onslaught of challenges. Team White will be deployed to foster a culture of openness and transparency. As Apple co-founder Steve Jobs said it, “You have to run by ideas and not hierarchy.” Increased ope...

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