ACCMAN Institute of Management organized 5th National HR Conference – Excellence in HR for Excellence in Business: Best Practices
ACCMAN Institute of Management, a leading new age B-school, organized 5th National HR Conference on theme Excellence in HR for Excellence in Business: Best Practices' at Stellar Gymkhana, Greater Noida. A good number of delegates from industry, academia and student community participated in the conference in large numbers.
Economies and societies have been undergoing rapid changes across the globe in the recent past. Competition is becoming more and fiercer in the global village. The challenges for an organization are manifolds while HR-related issues have become all the more important and prominent.Excellence in HR in this fast-moving business world are attracting and retaining talent, leveraging global diversity, and developing employee engagement for excellence.
Speaking at the conference, Sh. Mr. R.P. Singh, Director (HR & Legal), IFFCO, the Guest of Honour said that HR is a dynamic process and the best practices known through the conference should be applied in situational context. A strong micro-level work culture is the key to motivation and engagement of employees practically and emotionally.
Mr Kamal Singh , Director General, The National HRD Network emphasized that we need the kind of managers today who can comfortably work in a global environment. We are in a competitive economy that poses challenges in HR of attracting and retaining talent.
Prof. (Dr.) D.S. Narban, Director, ACCMAN, said that while valuing and honoring the differences how do we deeply see commonalities among the people in the organizational context and nourish those at global level for organizational excellence, is the first key to leveraging global diversity, and the second - value and respect for diversity as much that diversity itself leverages towards organizational excellence.
In the 2nd Technical Session: ‘Attracting and Retaining Talent – the Need of the Day', Dr. Virendra P. Singh, Executive Director-Human Resources, RJ Corp/Devyani International Limited emphasized that employees can be emotionally engaged in the organizations by empowering them and involving them in decision making. Mr. Manmohan Bhutani, Vice President – People & Operations Global Services, Fiserv India Pvt. Ltd. observed that companies want people who can develop their image and brand. Mr. Harshvendra Soin, Chief People Officer, Fortis Healthcare Ltd. said that right talent is a key differentiator. Companies do not have to hire extraordinary employee instead they should hire employees who fit the job.
In the 1st Technical Session: ‘Leveraging Global Diversity for Organizational Excellence', Prof. B.D. Singh, Dean (Executive Education), Asia-Pacific Institute of Management gave various dimensions of employee engagement, while Mr. Vikas Bihari Lal, Head, Admin Services, Moser Baer India Ltd, having experience in HR and Admin both shared practices that generated engagement passing down to generations. Mr. Dilep Misra, President & Head Corporate HR, JK Group found value in employing people who by nature are engaged
In the 3rd Technical Session: ‘Developing Employee Engagement for Excellence', Prof. (Dr.) Ajay Singh, Dean-ELD, IMT, Ghaziabad shared that change can take place only in open minds. Mr. Vishwa Prakash, HR Leader (Head HR), IBM Global Services, IBM India Ltd, viewed that everyday is a day for learning, and knowledge is the strength. Mr Rakesh Seth, Sr. Vice President – Group HR, Lloyd Group, India observed that diversity teaches the value of removal of social isolation. The highly interactive conference was a grand success in getting professionals together and the learning takes away it provided