a) India is far behind compared to US and Europe in terms of Innovation. Indian companies need to invest more on innovation; it will not only help the organisation to grow, but, it will help them to retain the best talents and innovators in the market, said Mr Lakshmi Narayanan, Vice Chairman, Cognizant Technology Solution at the CII conference on “HR in a Transitioning World”.
“To attract & retain talents; Industries should have a proper communication within the organization and an atmosphere where innovations could be nurtured” he added.
b) Mr Ajay Nanavati, Managing Director, 3M – India and Sri Lanka said “we treat HR as business Partners”. He discussed ways and means to reduce the divide between old HR practice and the new. He advised companies to be more tolerance to failure and focus on Results more than Pure Loyalty. “Select a talent, set expectation, define outline and motivate the person is the four key aspect of toda’s HR” he added.
c) Mr S Gopal, Convenor, HR/IR Panel & CEO, L&&T Komatsu Ltd, “The role of HR function in India changed over years from just staffing department to resources creator and continuous value enhancer to the employee and the company.”
d) Mr L Krishnan, Chairman, CII Karnataka State Council said India having younger population will replace workforce of countries with older population. Trends like globalization, climate change, demographic shift, technological convergence, etc are shaping HR scenario. HR managers should understand business; facilitate change and establish HR as a distinct profession
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Karnataka organized the Annual HR Conference: “HR in a Transitioning World” on 6 December 2012 at Bangalore.
As rapid as change has been over recent decades, it is likely that it is nothing in comparison to the changes that will happen in the coming years.
The world of business has recently continued to grow through networks of technological change in global scale. The trend has impact on organizational set-up and performance management giving rise to the amplifying need of HR workforce. HR practitioners therefore need to review this ever-changing situation. They have to keep abreast with strategies and approach to remain competitive in the field of production with respect to HR development. Maximizing the value of organizational resources has never been more challenging. Increasingly, there is a truly global appetite for human capital information as a tool to help promote sustainable economic performance.
The Theme, HR in a Transitioning World focused on how organizations manage talent and engage with employees in order to drive innovation and growth in this changing time. The Conference highlighted and discussed how we build high performing organizations, share best practices, develop leadership skills that enhance the organizations ability to impact the local and global business climate and people management strategies that contribute to competitiveness and growth.
The event brought together eminent speakers from the HR fraternity and Domain Experts to share their valuable experiences & best practices. It will serve as a bastion for their views on the contemporary know-how and the emerging developments for the benefit of the HR community and the industry.
Against this background, the above Conference was organized by CII.
Key Focus Areas –
1. Managing and Leading Change
2. Leveraging Technology to Engage & Communicate in a Networked World
3. Courage: Leadership under fire – the 26/11 – Taj Experience
4. HR Young Leaders – Experience and Expectation
5. HR Innovation – Sharing of Best Practices
6. HR Metrics – Productivity, Effectiveness of Training
The following Speakers have confirmed their participation to the Conference : Mr Lakshmi Narayanan, Vice Chairman, Cognizant Technology Solution; Mr Solomon Ravikumar, Vice President HR, Volvo India Pvt; Mr Ravi Dasgupta, Vice President - Group HR, Biocon Ltd; Ms Anuradha Varma, Global Head for Training, Societe Generale Global Solution Centre Pvt. Ltd; Mr Amit Chincholikar, VP-HR, Tata Sons, Mumbai; Ms Aparna Ballakur, Head HR, Flipkart; Mr Aadil Bandukwala, Talent Acquisition &Social Media Advisor, Dell India Pvt Ltd; Mr H N Shrinivas, Sr Vice President HR, Taj Group of Hotels, Mumbai; Mr Amit Verma, VP-HR, Nvidia Pvt Ltd; Ms Vibha Shukla, HR Manager SAP Labs India Pvt Ltd, Mr Shreeraj H, HR Manager, 3M India, Ms Divjyot Chohan, Manager- Projects, ITC Ltd- Foods Division; Mr Maclean Raphael, VP-HR 3M Ltd-India& Sri Lanka, Mr Mohit James, Director- HR, L'Oreal India Pvt Ltd, Mumbai; Mr Raj Raghavan, Director-HR, Amazon; Mr Raja Radhakrishnan, Head HR, ABB Ltd .
Who Attended: CEOs, MDs, Entrepreneurs, Directors, HR and IR Heads, Factory / Plant Heads, HR & IR Managers / Executives from different sectors of the industries.
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Library of this event.