Economy

State of Indian economy: Where do we go from here?

Indian Economy

It is no secret that the Indian economy is in big trouble. The GDP shrank by 24% in the April-June quarter, along with a step-up in the rate of CPI inflation (above 6%). The GDP growth over the entire fiscal […]

COVID-19

COVID-19 TESTING IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES – PART III

COVID-19 Testing in Various Countries

The word Timocracy appeared in a cryptic crossword last week. I google it to find out that the Greek philosopher Plato had described various forms of state and governance, including this one. If I have understood ancient Greek correctly, in […]

Human Resources

Gamification as an Engagement Tool in HR

In the present organizational retention context, firms are exploring newer ways and strategic ways of engaging, developing and retaining talent. Gamification is one such move in human resource management that has been showing results in achieving strategic objectives. Gamification is […]

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 […]