About 1500+ registrations received including students, academicians, working professionals, research scholars
In the wake of institute shutdown due to the Covid 19 outbreak and help to minimize it’s impact on students, Faculty of Social Work and Faculty of Management Studies ,The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda jointly organised an International webinar on Managing People’s Function in Post Covid-19 World, on 30th May 2020.
The directors of Webinar Directors were,
Prof (Dr) Jagdish Solanki, Dean , Faculty of Social Work, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Prof( Dr) MN Parmar, Director HPP, OSD Dean , Faculty of Management Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Prof( Dr) Bhavna Mehta- HOD, Faculty of Social Work, OSD Dean, Faculty of Management Studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
An overwhelming response of about 1500+ registrations was received including students, academicians,working professionals, reserach scholars and others.
The webinar was organised on Google meet platform and Facebook live.
The Covid-19 crisis has put the HR function in the radar of importance, visibility and influence and post -pandemic world order needs one familiar function to tie social sustainability together the People’s Function.
Prof (Dr) Parimal Vyas gave the opening remarks for the session and emphasized that HR must now work on redefining new work problems,dealing with the new’ normals’ of work, as well as health and wellbeing of workforce must be the major areas to focus upon.
The session was moderated by Prof( Dr) Bhavna Mehta where distinguished speakers put focus on various topics. To start with Ashok Jambur- Chief General Manager, Indian Oil corporation Limited, Rajkot, speaks on the topic Reimagining and Creating the Post Pandemic Organization.
He focus on to face the reality of upcoming world, how we have to say RIP to several back ‘normals’ and continuosly strive to develop new competencies and skills to tackle with the changes. He emphasised on the importance of skilling and reskilling , intrapreneurship, survival of the fittest concepts for reimagining organizations in post Covid-19 World.
Kuljeet Khurana- Head of Temporary Staffing, UCLH, MCIPD, MCMI, United Kingdom, speaks on Role of HR in a Covid-19 World. She discussed about HR’s role in dealing with prevalent vulnerabilities and How HR by adopting ‘humane approach’ can prove that ‘all heroes donot wear caps.’
Sanjiv Imandar, Chartered Professional in Human Resources ( CPHR), Canada, speaks on Concession Bargaining: A Survival strategy for Unions and Management
Covid-19 has undoubtedly reshaped our lives but labour relations will persist. He introduced us to the concept ‘ concession Bargaining’ – a North- American concept and a win- win situation for minimising the financial turbulences, heighten tensions and disruptions in upcoming labour negotiations.
Manpreet Patel- Project Manager, Global Business Data research, Centre Valley, USA, speaks on Boosting Employee Morale during crisis. She emphasized on importance of boosting employee morale during the times of crisis as when an organisation steps up at such times, it builds loyalty, commitment and long- lasting teams. How going beyond ‘ rewards’ and adopting personalised, innovative methods can do wonders for looking after the people who work for us.
The session proved to be the great learning experience with a message” In a middle of difficulty lies opportunity”. scholars