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People Matters-DDI Emerging HR leaders award 2015

Congratulations winners of the People Matters-DDI Emerging HR leaders award 2015.  Winning always is very sweet and encouraging! You must enjoy it! I am more glad for you because you are very few chosen ones for creating, shaping the future of HR leadership! Welcome to the world of change!  With the falling number of winners (who could qualify) for this award. (See picture. ), I greet this result with great dismay that, are we actually/really down the hill in terms of producing HR leaders year on year? In 2012, the number was 25, 2013, it was 21, 2014-18 and now 2015 (announced on 22 Jan 2016) is just 16.  What do you think could be the reasons? A few assumptions I make, are as below- 1. Quality of assessment has gone up over the years. 2. Quality of applicants have gone down over the years. 3. It is by design and set to be like this, by PeopleMatters/DDI 4. Corrections made by  PeopleMatters/DDI after assessing how their winners of past 3 years; did they really eme

Top 25 Indian HR influencers on twitter-the flawed report!

GrowthInspire published a list of top 25 Indian HR influencers on twitter, on 30 Dec 2015. Check the report  here . Who is  GrowthInspire ? Here below is what they say about themselves. GrowthInspire is a Design Thinking Agency providing client-focused web, digital marketing and content marketing solutions. Our mission is helping our clients achieve their marketing goals. Our Approach is simple, looped and iterative –Listen, Think and Do. We Help Startups, Small and Medium Enterprises and Thought Leaders (Authors, Experts, Senior Leaders and Professionals) Accelerate their Brand Growth through World-Class Websites, Digital Marketing and Content Marketing Solutions. Founded in 2014 by Joseph Abraham and Joshua Rozario, GrowthInspirehas offices in Chennai and Bangalore. Learn more at and follow us on twitter @growthinspire Before we start to analyze facts and results in this report, let me Congratulate  Gautam Ghosh on topping the list! Congratulations to othe