The man who tried to make Reliance IndustriesBSE (RIL) a nicer place to work will soon be leaving. Chief human resources officer Prabir Jha, who joined the company two years ago, put in place a five-day week, increased leave entitlements and sought to modernise performance management and appraisal processes. "Prabir joined us about two years ago and led four waves of internal/employee/HR transformation," said an RIL spokesperson in an email. "It was a sophisticated process and just a few days back we completed all four waves. Prabir late Tuesday requested to move on and pursue fresh challenges." Jha was brought in to bring in some drastic changes in quick phases and that mandate is over, said a company executive on condition of anonymity. The search for a replacement has begun, the person said. One human resources head wondered whether he had tried to do too much too soon at the Mukesh Ambani-led company.
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