Human Resources

Gamification Challenges in Managing HR Processes

Gamification-in-HR

Gamification uses the basic elements of games like fun, play, transparency, design, competition and addiction and applies these to a range of real-world HR processes of an organization, starting from recruiting to learning and development that enhances employees’ active involvement […]

COVID-19

Infodemic Tolls on Physical and Mental Health during Pandemic

Infodemic

The term “Infodemic” refers to information plus epidemic and means the supply of excessive information that leads to the problem statement, and that makes a solution to them difficult to find. In other words, an infodemic refers to that large […]

COVID-19

COVID-19 TESTING IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES – PART II

COVID-19 Testing in Various Countries

I compared the emphasis on testing between various countries, over the seven month period from December 31st 2019 to July 30th 2020. Many countries did not report cases in the early months, but the mean comparison over the extended period […]

COVID-19

Stigma around COVID Survivors Silences the Joy of Recovery

COVID19 Survivors

The coronavirus pandemic has spread all over the world, and the lockdown was observed for an extensive period of time, across the country making people stressed out staying at home. The impact of coronavirus pandemic has affected lots of people […]

COVID-19

COVID-19 TESTING IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES

COVID-19 Testing in Various Countries

In my last blog, I looked at the stringency index of 30 countries. This is an index devised by the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford and is an aggregate of 9 measures of government enforcement on […]

Economy

Negative interest rates, helicopter cash to pep demand?

Negative Interest Rates

Currently, all the major economies of the world are slowing down and a global recession in the near future is considered a real possibility. The ‘inversion of the yield curve’ (meaning long-term interest rates going below short-term rates) — considered […]

Economy

Should India flex its economic muscle to counter China?

boycott China

Under the current geopolitical reality, India’s trade and investment restrictions may have an extra punch. But these must be well-thought-out Following the military face-off at the Indo-Chinese border, India has started to restrict the import of Chinese goods by raising […]

COVID-19

STRINGENCY INDEX

COVID-19 Testing in Various Countries

Government Response Stringency Index: a composite measure based upon 9 response indicators including school closures, workplace closures, and travel bans, rescaled to a value from 0 to 100 (100 = strictest response). This Government Response Tracker is from the Blavatnik […]