Recently I posed a question on Linkedin -what was the single most challenging issue faced by the HR Manager in the current Business Scenario?
Got a few interesting responses – one of which really stood out and had to do with managing virtual teams. Gina from Abudi Consulting mentioned that her clients felt the need to integrate small global teams into the organization. We increasingly here about employees choosing to work from home . As the graph above shows this concept seems to have a very precise start in 2007 and since then the trend has sustained. Though yet to kick off in a big way in India as yet – but it will surely find acceptance once the requisite norms are in place. who wouldn’t wish to work from home. If not completely – partial work from home would be a preferred mode. so obviously – this is one huge challenge for HR and there is is a Huge opportunity.