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About Murad S. Mirza

Murad is an innovative thinker and an astute practitioner of areas within and associated with the fields of Organizational Development, Talent Management & Business Transformation. He has worked in various geographical regions across the world. He has a rich history of delivering desired results for progressive organizations ranging from SMEs to Large Corporate Entities.

His scholastic accomplishments have been affirmed by induction into Beta Gamma Sigma, an International Honor Society, as a Lifetime Member. He is also a globally published author and an active contributor to various professional forums. His profile on LinkedIn can be viewed at: http://ae.linkedin.com/in/muradsalmanmirza

The Precarious Journey of Vital Business Information Through the Corporate Labyrinth

Business information permeates in every functional aspect of an organization.  It is the primary driver of decision making and enables vibrant actions that are the harbingers of progressive/regressive corporate strides.  Organizations have a penchant for hastening the process of their blossoming/fading based upon their ability/inability to strengthen the foundational elements of managing information that can be encapsulated in the 5Ps, i.e., Produce, Polish, Propagate, Process and Preserve.

Article by 14 February 2018

An Introduction to Self-Assessing Employee Experience

There has been an increased emphasis on Employee Experience recently as organizations try to lure desired talent into their ranks with innovative talent management strategies that ensure low attrition rates and a robust employer brand while triggering healthy doses of intrinsic motivation for unfettered employee engagement.  This has become a distinguishing factor between outstanding employers and others striving to maintain/sustain a significant foothold in the Digital world with a multi generational workforce.

Article by 10 January 2018

An Organizational Overview of the Partnership with Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The aura of ‘Groundbreaking Technology’ has long been touted as the ‘majestic’ manifestation of human ingenuity with ‘innovation’ being the ‘compelling’ driver and ‘progress’ holding the ‘motivation’ portfolio.  History has borne witness to three industrial revolutions and we are now in the throes of the fourth one.  The has been highlighted by Klaus Schwab in his article ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond’

Article by 25 October 2017

The stifling impact of ‘mirandization’ on organizational culture

Progressive organizations are continuously looking for ways to improve their operational efficiencies under clearly defined, easily understood and widely embraced strategic imperatives.  A common thread that can facilitate such dynamic initiatives is the presence of a healthy cohesive culture.  However, it remains a formidable challenge for organizations, especially, in high growth sectors, e.g., IT, to sustain a set of cherished principles/values/behaviors/norms that can enable effective coalescing of an increasingly diverse workforce towards a common purpose.

Article by 20 October 2017

Discovering the world beyond succession planning

Succession Planning is increasingly being viewed as an organizational imperative to ensure timely availability of qualified and competent candidates who can take up the reins of critical leadership positions upon the availability of relevant vacancies.

Article by 18 October 2017

Leadership Excellence for the Digital Age

Leadership at the helm of progressive organizations is becoming increasingly difficult with the lure of efficiency-driven technology, powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), significantly impacting the corporate landscape. 

Article by 12 September 2017

The ‘ROCKSTAR’ Framework for Ensuring Blissful Employee Relations

The ‘ROCKSTAR’ framework is a strategic approach for institutionalizing Employee Relationship Management (ERM) initiatives that drive the virtues of sustaining robust ‘psychological’ contracts and sound ‘professional’ work agreements to engage employees in gainful organizational citizenship behaviors. Constituent elements of the respective framework are as follows:

Article by 30 May 2017

The 15 Keys to Successful Organizational Development (A Humanistic Perspective)

Organizational Development has come a long way from languishing in the shadows of HR to being widely recognized as the primary driver of core organizational competencies through targeted interventions. It traverses the delicate path of progressive transition to a better state by employing the services of Change Management that embodies the systematic approach to managing risk in reaching desired goals and objectives.

Article by 27 April 2017