The HR conclave at IIM Amritsar turned around the theme 'Contemporary HR: Fostering Organizational Creativity & Innovation'.
Indian Institute of Management, Amritsar successfully hosted the most anticipated HR conclave 'Yukti' on September 8, 2016 in the presence of industrial icons and students, who gathered to discuss the latest trends of the industry.
The theme of the conclave was 'Contemporary HR: Fostering Organizational Creativity & Innovation'. The eminent leaders from various industries came together in this platform to discuss the role of HR as the driving force to fuel the need for innovation & creativity.
The event kick started with the lightening the lamp by the chief guest Mr. Vinay Kumar, CEO, Datawise followed by a welcome address presented by Prof. Surya Prakash Patil, IIM Kozhikode. In his speech, Mr. Prakash emphasised on the need to create a platform between the business and academia so that students can learn, assimilate, grow and enter the corporate world wiser and more confident. After the address, the 1st newsletter of Stratagem - Strategy and Consulting Club, IIM Amritsar was unveiled.
From the List of Panellist:
- Mr. Adil Nargolwal, Senior General Manager - HR, WNS
- Ms. Vandana Sharma, Chief People Officer, Holiday HQ
- Mr. Ajay Bhatia, VP Corporate & Global HR Head, Innodata Inc.
- Mr. Ranjish Datta, Senior President - Human Capital Management, Yes Bank
- Mr. Manmohan Bhutan, VP-HR and Business Operations, ACS Global
- Mr. Winston deRasario, Director-Head of People & Culture GTSSC, Grant Thornton LLP
The first session revolved around the discussions on how innovative HR management is a pre requisite for growth and how HRs help in influencing innovation and creativity. The importance of innovation in process of recruitment of using technology and its impact on economy and ecology was emphasized. Ms. Vandana pointed ‘Hiring people who look for a purpose and not for a job promotes innovation and creativity’. Mr. Ajay discussed some finer aspects of the topics on how HR is linked with innovation and how strategic focus and culture of an organization promotes innovation.
The post lunch session witnessed a brainstorming session on the challenge of reducing flexibility in making changes to the company when the company grows too big and the fear of the leaders to change from the conventional way of doing businesses.
The charm of the session carried the best colours in the minds of students on how they connect themselves towards the corporate world with immense zeal and enthusiasm. The conclave was an enriching experience for the students and provided them with a wide spectrum of valuable insights. The traces of the speakers' footsteps enlightened the students' minds and encouraged them to excel in their lives.
Source: Aditya Kumar Yadav, HTCampus Specialist
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