The modern organization is fast emerging as a hotbed of negative emotions
HR professionals can no longer be process-oriented generalists, who handle only transactions and administrative tasks
The modern organization is fast emerging as a ‘hotbed of negative emotions’. Faced with the pressures of globalization, expensive top talent, relentless demands of stakeholders, ever-expanding growth plans and technological churn, companies find their resources stretched on all fronts. This confluence of factors places an exorbitant amount of stress on chief executives and the senior management team. They are constantly pressured to achieve higher growth rates, retain top talent and provide consistent returns to their shareholders. Increasing expectations by not just the board but multiple stakeholder groups seem to have magnified the problem.
While some CEOs are able to cope with this compounding stress, others find it extremely challenging. And while some of the outcomes of this stress are externally visible, others are internal unconscious manifestations. Some of the external manifestations are micro-management and high turnover in the top ranks with CXOs resorti...
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