#359: Anjani B Kuumar on micromanaging and building connections with people
On this episode of the Shape of Work podcast, our guest talks about micromanaging and the importance of building connections in the workplace.
We welcome Anjani B Kuumar, Global Human Resource Leader at MX Player.
"Unfortunately, the way to grow is to not manage down, but manage up because your route to success is not downwards, it's upwards."
Anjani has an overall work experience of over two and a half decades. He did a program on Transformations in Organisations from IIM Ahmedabad, Finance for Senior Executives from the Asian Institute of Management, and his MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur. He has worked in numerous organisations including Sony Pictures Network India, SUCCESSWRKS HR solutions, Prime Focus Technologies, etc.
- The continuous process of learning
- Developing One-on-one connections
- Why do people Micromanage?
- Advice to listeners and about self-motivation
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Produced by: Priya Bhatt
Podcast Host: Archit Sethi
Springworks is a fully-distributed HR technology organisation building tools and products to simplify recruitment, onboarding, employee engagement, and retention. The product stack from Springworks includes:
SpringVerify— B2B verification platform
EngageWith— employee recognition and rewards platform that enriches company culture
Trivia — a suite of real-time, fun, and interactive games platforms for remote/hybrid team-building
SpringRole — verified professional-profile platform backed by blockchain, and
SpringRecruit — a forever-free applicant tracking system.
Springworks prides itself on being an organisation focused on employee well-being and workplace culture, leading to a 4.8 rating on Glassdoor for the 200+ employee strength company.