Indore, April 27, 2013:
Unless you communicate with your employees, the process of human resource management is irrelevant. With good communication, mentoring and reverse mentoring is also necessary. This statement has been delivered by Mr. Prabir Jha [Senior Vice President & Chief HR Officer, Tata Motors, Mumbai] in “Second Indore HR Summit-2013” on 27 April 2013 on the theme “Enhancing the Multi-dimensional Potential of Human Capital”.
Shri Prabir Jha has elaborated on the theme of employee engagement and said that learning can be done at any place. A senior manager can learn many things from subordinates. The will to learn should be prevalent in all the managers. Identification of potential of the employees and using it in proper manner is the main element of employee engagement. He explained learning approach by the model which consisted of Define, Design, Deliver, Drive, Deploy and Document.
Mr. Kalyan Kumar Banerjee, [Founder and Vice President- Learning, Mindtree Bhuwaneshwar] in his speech said that there are many resources in an organization, but most important resource is human resource which moves the other resources and ensures the development of the organization.
Mr. Anil Sethi [Associate GM, HCL Technologies Noida] in his communication said that creative thinking is the core of a business. He started his speech with a documentary of Edward de Bono and said that idea generation is the first step of innovation. The organization where creativity is most prevalent shows higher productivity and diversity. Innovativeness is the continuous flow of process without which the organization can not develop, he said.
Mr. Geet Anand [General Manager, Corporate HR, JM Baxi Group, Mumbai] shared his thoughts on employee engagement with interesting stories and said that there is difference between employee engagement and employee satisfaction. An employee working in organization can be satisfied, but not engaged. Now the HR has become strategic partner and has moved beyond this.
Mr. Vishal Khanna from Tata AIG Mumbai in his speech said that the most important duty of an HR manager is to constantly motivate the employees. In today’s world, competition has been like a rat race and more than competition, talent management is compulsory for an organization.
Ms. Shailaja Jha [Assistant Vice President, Cognizant Technology, Mumbai] in her speech said that women get many chances of showing potential, which she should utilize. In terms of skills, she said that men and women need specific leadership skills in the organization.
Ms. Surabhi Kaul [Associate Director, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Limited, Hyderabad] said that women have achieved many landmarks in the organizations and have reached the top. These women have been able to mark their place in organization.
Swami Someswaranand ji [Director, Vivekanand Center for Indian Management, Indore] has emphasized on the need of quality of work life. He said that values and ethics form an integral part of business and it should inculcate the sense of social responsibility. Along with service to organization and family, social service is also important.
The welcome address was delivered by Dr. Sumer Singh, Director of Acropolis Faculty of Management and Research. He elaborated the need of conducting this HR summit and threw light upon significant HR issues prevalent in the industry posing threats and opportunities for the corporate world. He said that such events are needed to link up industry with academia.
Shri Ashok Sojatia, Shri Ashish Sojatia, Shri Gaurav Sojatia, Prof. M. K. Dube, Dr. M. D. Agrawal, Dr. Kamal Bharani welcomed all the Guests. In this event, there were many industry delegates from Mphasis, Rajratan, Hindustan Motors, Cummins Turbo and academicians and students from reputed business schools.
The event was anchored by Prof. Priyanka Mokshmar and Prof. Silky Janglani. The event ended with sum up of the sessions and vote of thanks by Dr. Jitendra Sharma.