We are so used to the cult of the alpha male rising to the top of the corporate hierarchy that when we come across the self-effacing boss, we rub our eyes in wonder. Last Friday, at a company townhall, Flipkart chairman Sachin Bansal calmed employees' nerves over the recent high-profile exits from the company by speaking about an unlikely target of the layoffs: himself. "Look at the top level around you.
Everyone has changed. In fact, even I am gone," he said. "Some of our targets have been missed and everyone, including the top management, has paid the price." In ...
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First Published: Sat, August 27 2016. 00:09 IST