Dr. D K Pandey and Dr. Charu Chaudhry, Faculty of Management Department at I.T.S, Ghaziabad attended SHRM India National Public Enterprises Conference on 18th December, 2018 at the SCOPE Complex, New Delhi. The theme for SHRMPEC 2018 was 'Unite to Ignite'.The objective of conference was to bring together diverse elements of business, strategy, and people, to harness the power of unity and thus redefining the future of HR in public enterprises.
The conference commenced with an interesting panel discussion on ‘New Challenges of leadership in the Emerging Business Environment’ highlighting the dynamic business environment and direct competition of Public organizations & with agile Private Organizations . Mr. Suresh Sethi, MD & CEO, India Post Payments Bank discussed about Igniting Transformational Change. In this session, he shared insights on how to drive change at a transformational level in the organization with an example of Indian post office system. Mr. Prithvi Shergill Advisory Partner, Tomorrow/Smarten Spaces & Former CHRO – HCL deliberated on role of talent analytics in HR and its implementation in PSEs. A panel on Future Ready PSE Leaders explored into what attributes leaders must have, to be Future Ready. Mr. Stephane Michelin, Chief Executive Officer, Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services, India, elaborated the relevance of new-age employee benefits in the digital world to keep a highly motivated and productive workforce. Panel discussions also delved into strategies to engage and motivate employees and how to utilize CSR funds for the growth of a new India by 2022. Ms. Garima Garg Director, Deloitte India shared insights on the future of work and HRs changing role. Mr.D.D Misra, President, "Janm" Trust and Former Director HR, ONGC, had drawn very interesting insights from Indian Mythology, the Ramcharitmanas, focusing on the three attributes of God Hanuman to create learning for employees. Conference also witnessed the launch of ‘A Stranger Truth', book by Ashok Alexander Founder-Director of ‘The Antara Foundation’. He is the man who led the India office of ‘Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’ from its inception in 2003, until 2012 and created Avahan, which became the best ever private prevention program in HIV, and a model of scaling up health delivery.
In nutshell, the conference was an eye opener on various dimensions of HR as well as PSEs challenges & perspective related to workforce, HR strategies and expectations of all stakeholders including government as one of the key player.
Dr. Vijesh Jain, Professor, I.T.S, Ghaziabad presented a research paper titled - Nature, variations and preferences in ‘level of comfort’ among employees with different national background at 4th Pan IIM World Management Conference, held at IIM – Ahmedabad, New campus between 12th Dec to 15th Dec, 2016. The paper was authored by Prof. Vijesh Jain along with the second author Dr. Susana Costa e Silva, from Catholic University of Porto, Portugal. In addition to the paper presentation Prof. Vijesh Jain also participated in 2 pre conference workshops on – Research writing and SEM.
The conference is part of a series of PAN IIM World Management Conferences and was 4th in this series. The next conference will be held at IIM – Lucknow. The theme of the 4th conference was – India – towards better governance. A total of 125 research papers from across the world were selected for presentation at the conference. Several parallel track of paper presentations were held at the conference. The highlight of the conference was the keynote address during the inaugural of the conference by by Prof. Peter Ronald deSouza, of Center for the study of Developing Societies along with Director, IIM A, Prof. Ashish Nanda, followed by a panel discussion by 16 directors of different IIMs in India. Several foreign professors, researchers and industry persons attended the world conference.
Management faculty members attended one day seminar on “Inter-linkages between exports and employment” organized by EXIM Bank of India, Mumbai.
Prof. Vijesh Jain, Prof. Shuchita Singh and Prof. Parul Gupta attended an important seminar in Delhi on 5th Dec, 2016 at New Delhi. The seminar was organized by EXIM Bank of India, Mumbai.
Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank), in its endeavor to promote and facilitate India’s trade and investment, periodically brings out research publications focusing on various countries, regions, and industries as also macroeconomic issues of relevance to international trade. With the increasing significance of the role of exports in supporting employment, Exim Bank felt the need for undertaking a Study to map the inter-linkages between exports and employment. Such kind of analysis has been conducted by institutions in other countries, such as the US Department of Commerce (for USA), and the European Commission (for Europe). A Study titled “Inter-linkages between Exports and Employment in India”, has recently been completed by Exim Bank. Exim Bank conducted the Seminar based on the theme of the Study, during which the findings of the Study was presented.
The Seminar was held at Magnolia Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Revisiting HR Practices in the Current Scenario of Optimism, The Department of Management organized a two days seminar titled Revisiting HR Practices in the Current Scenario of Optimism on 31st October and 1st November 2010 at I.T.S premises.
Mr.Sanjay Diwan, Director –Strategy, AGC Networks was the Chief guest and Mr. Abhay Saxena, AVP-TQM and Training and Development , Hero Corporation was the key note speaker in the inaugural session. There were two technical sessions, followed by a panel discussion on the first day of the seminar. Mr. Sandeep Tyagi, Director – HR, Haier appliances, Dr. H.S, Sharma, DG, Lord Krishna Group, Dr. A. R.Dubey, Professor, Skyline University, Dubai, were the key speakers in the first technical session on Business Leadership while Mr. Avirag Jain, VP – HR, R. Systems, Ms. Indrani Nath, Reliance Communication and Mr. Himanshu Saxena, CEO and Founder, Maverik Consulting were the distinguished speakers for the second technical session on Empowering HR through ICT. The facilitator for panel discussion was Mr. Murlidhar Shyam, Director – HR, ATC while Dr.P. U.B. Rao, Senior Professor, Mr.Sunit Saxena, AGM-HR, Idea Cellular and Mr. H.S.Yadav, AVP-HR, DS Group were the other members of panel discussion. There was a paper presentation contest for faculty and students on second day. Compendium was also released during the seminar. Papers were presented and were examined by the senior academicians. More than 40 papers from various Business Schools and Universities were entertained which came from Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Tamilnadu and Delhi. The best papers were awarded with cash prize of Rs.10000, Rs.6000, Rs.4000/- to faculty members and cash prize of Rs.5000, Rs. 3000 and Rs. 2000/- to students.