Category: Culture

Talent Management in the Services Sector

At SILA, our businesses include all of the above – real estate advisory, construction management, turnkey interior fit outs, facility management, energy audits, home services and pest management. As a result, the teams are spread over all business verticals lending great diversity to the organization. The human resources team thus has the challenge of ensuring the consistency in the brand message to its internal customers. While the challenges which generally plague the sector did plague us, our culture allowed enterprising solutions which did away with a majority of issues. In this article, we would list down the problems and how the solutions employed by SILA helped in building a robust talent management system. Read more →

Sushrut Munje writes how a person is audacious poetry, complete enough to make sense, incomplete enough to intrigue. People are beautiful, & some even more so.

Compilation of Hotness

It is a rainy evening, full of conversations and good work on my brand spanking new wooden desk. Cradling a cold brew throughout, my delicate sensibilities have been on a high. The music isn’t helping, and I find myself drifting away. Skimming through what I’ve written over the last few months, it’s startling the passion that has gone into these sentences. I forget most of the things I write. I forget the intensity experienced till the words are read again. This compilation was meant to happen. Read more →

On Frankaffe, Sushrut Munje shares how his study of organizational effectiveness started with Hammer and Mop and led into SILA and Mr. Homecare.

My foray into organizational effectiveness

The next step includes bringing our remote locations closer, and on the same platform – which means integrated satellite offices, ensuring smooth information flow and increased closeness in remote teams. Considering we are a services business which hires people of a certain skill set on the field – it would be crucial to have technology-enabled real time updates from all sites, thus empowering us to take better decisions, quicker. Read more →

On Frankaffe, Sushrut Munje shares a book review on Evading the Shadows - a thriller set during the Mahabharata - written by Rajesh Iyer.

Evading the Shadows – a book review

What is delightful is the author’s respect for the epic, and his empathy towards the uninitiated reader. He does play it safe, for not everyone is a believer, and it’s easier to position beings as humans, so the story adheres to the norms. The book thrills, makes you quite curious to delve into what was the battle all about, and that flame is exactly what the author intends to ignite. Read more →

On Frankaffe, Sushrut Munje shares thoughts on the role of perspective in business, based on experiencing a good catch. It's time to step out of boundaries.

The Joy of a Catch – role of perspective in business

Oh the joy of a catch. Hands clasping the ball tight. And letting it go, and walking home. The way it was meant to be. Or was it? What if you were supposed to drop the first one, and catch the second, or the third? What if the catch was a notorious master plan, and missing it is the way out? What if we cross the boundaries of what is presumed to be proper and not? Read more →

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