IIM Raipur Call for papers for 2nd HR Summit & International Conference


IIM Raipur Calls for papers for its 2nd HR Summit & International Conference on Emerging Challenges for HR: VUCA Perspectives. The Summit aims at creating a collaborative forum where corporate leaders from varied industries will discuss in panels and academicians will contribute their research papers on the variety of themes.

In the current industry set-up where volatility and uncertainty have become the New Normal. Contemporarily, the fast-changing business organizations are best described by VUCA, a term coined by the US Army War College. VUCA stands for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity. Organizations are battling to stay afloat and aligned in the volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous nature of today’s global business environment. Turbulence—the rapid change—is looming around many of us and we attempt to navigate a safe passage through it all .Prof. Umesh Bamel one of summit conveners observes “The challenge is that leading in a VUCA ecosphere necessitates a consistently new approach to thinking and a whole new-fangled set of skills and expertise. The summit aims to churn the new thinking and set of skills.”

Right from its inception IIM Raipur has been focusing on contributing to the growth and development of field Human Resources the at large. As such, it has given importance to academics, conferences and industry interactions that are moulded in a way true to the culture and unique requirements of the institute as well as organizations herein. Ethical HR practices in management, grooming socially responsible leaders and academicians for today and tomorrow have been the primary goals of the Institute.

Mr. A. Thirunavukkarasu, President (Corporate Development), Vedanta Group and Mr. K. Ramkumar, Executive Director, ICICI Bank along with 45 More other Top industry Leaders will be the key speakers for the summit .The panel discussions will be held on Four different themes :Leveraging Diversity, HR Analytics & Metrics, Change Leadership and Competency Management.

The technical session will consist of a wide range of themes some of which are Leveraging Diversity, Practicing Flexibility, leadership etc. Quality Research Papers from other topics of HR & Allied fields with respect to the conference theme will also be accepted. The deadline of abstract submission will be Abstract Submission is 15th April, 2015.

Esteemed faculties form IIM Raipur Prof. Atri Sengupta, Prof. Pankaj Singh and Prof. Umesh Bamel will be the summit convenors for the summit under the patronship of Prof. B.S Sahay, Director, IIM Raipur.
For Registration and details visit the website http://iimraipur.ac.in/hrsummit2015


Important Dates:
Abstract Submission 15th April, 2015

Abstract Acceptance 30th April, 2015

Registration Opens 1st May, 2015

Final Paper Submission: 15th July, 2015

Final Paper Acceptance 30th July, 2`015

Camera-Ready Paper 7th August, 2015