Nidhi Madhavan

Good Company Culture, Strong Business Results?

Company leaders often feel like they must straddle the line between making a profit and keeping their employees happy. However, newly published research suggests that positive employee experiences may in fact contribute to that bottom line. As part of a…

Intellect Design Arena: Optimas Gold Winner for Innovation

Every day, online conversations move further away from email servers and toward platforms like Facebook or Twitter. Yet in most workplaces, communication is still bogged down by flooded inboxes and floating attachments, which stifles productivity. But India-based Intellect Design Arena,…

TCS: Optimas Gold Winner for Managing Change

Tata Consultancy Services has a proven track record of developing leaders internally. Even today, 98 percent of the information technology firm’s current leaders are individuals who have been with the company since graduation. But global CEO and Managing Director N.…

Ceridian: Optimas Silver Winner for Managing Change

Ceridian had a numbers problem. About 18 months ago, the human capital management technology company had a 2.2 rating on employer rating site Glassdoor, and voluntary turnover had reached above 20 percent annualized. This disengagement appeared linked to outdated performance…