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HR conference to focus on unleashing national potential

Human Resources Society Nepal (HRSN), an umbrella organisation for HR professionals in Nepal, is set to organise the seventh iteration of the National HR Conference on August 24 this year. Having explored various themes in the past—like ‘Managing People during Crisis’, ‘Employee Care for Higher Productivity’ and ‘HR for Tomorrow, Trends and Transformation’—this year’s conference is set to be themed ‘Unleash HR for National Development’.

Post Report, Aug 13 2018

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No silver bullet in management

Having worked for the multinational bank Barclays in the UK and several financial institutions in Nepal as well, Prakash Khatri believes that there is no one silver bullet that ensures efficiency and increased productivity at a workplace. Instead, he suggests that finding a balance between western efficiency and eastern amity might be the best way forward for Nepal’s burgeoning corporate sector.

Aug 13 2018

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Innovation is important in education

Sandeep Sharma is a director and the principal at Adhyayan— a design and technology focused school. Sharma who spent a decade in the US—studying in Virginia Tech and John Hopkins University—returned to Kathmandu to begin something creative and innovative here, which led to the founding of the technology-focused institution.

Aug 06 2018

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Many aspirations, one goal

Having started his banking career as a loan officer at Agricultural Development Bank in 1987, Shambhu Nath Gautam spent 14 years at various branches of Nabil Bank before leaving as its Head of Corporate Credit. Moving to Siddhartha Bank from its inception in 2002, Gautam was appointed its CEO in August 2017. In this conversation with the Post’s Alisha Sijapati, Gautam talks about leading a large organisation and his top management skills.

Jul 30 2018

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The art of adaptation

Dave McCaughan has been working in the marketing and advertising sector in various South Asian countries since 1984.

Jul 23 2018

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Innovation and collaboration

Moti Dugar started his corporate journey in 1984 from his father’s oil factory, before moving onto Century Masala under Dugar Spices. He is also the proprietor of two hotels in Biratnagar—Harrison Palace and Fun and Food Village Resort.

Jul 16 2018

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Aptitude and attitude: The 2A’s of banking

Anil Keshary Shah started his banking career in 1991 as an assistant in the then Grindlays Bank (currently Standard Chartered Bank). After dedicating 13 years at Standard Chartered, he left the bank at the peak of his career as the chief operating officer and joined Nabil Bank as its general manager and eventually went on to become the CEO. In 2009, he moved to Mega Bank during its inception as the CEO. In February 2018, Shah came back to Nabil to embrace the same designation.

Jul 09 2018

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Lead by example

After completing his Masters in Business Administration in 1982, Tulasi R Gautam joined the Nepal Bank as a supervisor. He has spent the past 30 years working for different banks, including Nepal Investment Bank and ICRA Nepal.

ALISHA SIJAPATI, Jul 02 2018

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Passion for ideas

Saman P Amarasinghe is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US and a member of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.

Jun 25 2018

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Word of mouth: The best marketing tool

Beginning his career as a branch manager of an education consultancy firm, Suman Shrestha has been a part of various educational institutions for the past 15 years.

Jun 11 2018

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Hospitality: All about people management

Upon completing his hospitality management course in 1995, Rajesh Ramdas joined The Leela Palaces and Resorts in India as a management trainee. He served at Leela’s as an assistant reservations manager and lobby manager until 1999. Ramdas later joined hotel Burj Al Arab in UAE starting as guest services manager.

Jun 04 2018

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Nothing is constant and change is mandatory

Pawan Pokharel began his corporate journey as a banker in 2008. After a short stint in banking, Pokharel joined the manufacturing and trading sector with various organisations.

May 28 2018

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