Such significant, organisational level change in large firms with very specific culture ingrained over a long period of time is emotionally draining for the folks - in this case I found a very enlightened, humane approach to a tough situation - the overall organisational change lasted less than a year and at the end, while over 40 percent of the firm had to be carved out and assets monetised and several key processes and technologies underwent significant transformation, the team seemed fully committed at all times, focused on the end goal and took pride in their achievements.
Raja survived getting educated in three globally recognised institutions, living/working/travelling in over 25 countries, working for financial services firms, consulting firms and with service providers. He now consults for a leading financial services institution, is working towards his PhD and on his first work of fiction. He can be reached on email@example.com. The views expressed are his own.
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