Wednesday 22th March 2017
Venue: Metropolitan Hotel, Bangla Sahib Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi

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People and Management, an imprint of L B Associates (Pvt) Ltd, hosted the HR Conference on Organizational Framework: The Myriad Role of HRM on March 22, 2017 at the Metropolitan Hotel & Spa, New Delhi.

Taking inspiration from the myriad roles women play each day, Ms Linda Brady Hawke, Publisher & CEO, L B Associates (Pvt) Ltd, in her opening remarks, touched upon the different roles Human Resource Management plays in an organisation.

Subsequent to the first in the series on HR Best Practices, the second collectible on Talent Acquisition was released by Ms Linda Brady Hawke, Publisher & CEO, L B Associates (Pvt) Ltd, Mr. P V Sebastian, Founder & Director - Sage Solutions Private Limited and Rajesh Kamath, Founder - Chanakya Consulting Insight.

This second in the series journal looks at various aspects of nurturing, engaging and evolving talent; from the moment an employee joins an organisation through to the completion of tenure, companies can remain involved in working towards employee growth while keeping organisational goals in focus.

Rajesh Kamath, Founder - Chanakya Consulting Insight, stressed on the emotional infrastructure and the importance of tools to identify characteristic of an organisation.

The day-long deliberation brought forth interesting insights from the world of HR by industry leaders, experts, delegates, etc.

Session 1st: Role of HR in Developing Corporate Culture

In the first session on the Role of HR in Developing Corporate Culture, Session Director Simin Askari, VP Corp HR, DS Group said: “HR is the custodian and driving force of culture in an organisation. It is the link between employees and management, and the glue that binds an organisation.”

The panellists explored the strategic role HR plays in increasing productivity, steps to build an effective team, and factors influencing talent and employee retention.

Samriti Malhotra, Associate Vice President - Global HRD, Denave, said: "HR is like the life guard, and is a partner in the business. It is important to have respect for diversity within the organisation."

Runa Maitra, Founder and Director, People Talent International, emphasised that 'culture is the soil in which everything will happen in organisations.'

Session 2nd: Impact of Internet of Things (IoT) on HR Policies: Ensuring & Enhancing Productivity

The second session on the Impact of Internet of Things (IoT) on HR Policies: Ensuring & Enhancing Productivity looked at the impact of technology in employee engagement.

Renu Bohra, Director HR - Schenker India Pvt. Ltd, said: “Well-being or wellness program is an aspect of IoT. With focus on integration, it adds value to the business and improves efficiency.”

Alok Kumar, Head HR, Kestone IMS, said: “The organisation must be ready for IoT revolution. It is the function of HR to create readiness, and prepare the organisation for change.”

The major takeaways from the session included employee engagement through games and apps, interactive learning among others.

Guest Speaker Yogesh Kumar, Founder - Evan Cargo, talked about women inclusivity in organisations. It is important to mention that Evan Cargo has all-women employees.

 

Session 3rd: Role of HR - Getting the 'Employability' Factor Right!

The third session on the Role of HR - Getting the ‘Employability’ Factor Right!, focused on the role of corporate in bridging the knowledge-skill gap.

The HR Conference on Organizational Framework: The Myriad Role of HRM, the meeting of minds from the world of HR, highlighted the importance of organisation’s culture that defines the employer brand, and the role of HR in developing and sustaining the framework that defines corporate culture.

The Q&A session further elaborated the diverse role of HR as strategic partner, as change agent … and as employee advocate.

The HR conference was supported by Net-com solutions, Adecco India, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance, Relyon Softech ltd., Morpheus Human consulting, Megasoft Solutions and Strat Board services .