SHRM concluded its biggest India Annual Conference & Exposition 2018, a two-day event with eminent HR practitioners and top thought leaders from around the globe sharing insights on what it takes to thrive in today’s disruptive workplace scenario.
In a keynote address, Marc Effron, president, Talent Strategy group, shared scientific proof and practical guidance on being a high performer. In his interactive session that also includes a quick self-assessment and peer feedback session, Effron shared the 8 steps to high performance from his new Harvard book. From the mindset associated with high performers to the good and bad news about high performance, the Fixed 50 and Flexible 50 and how to create a personalized action plan are some of the key highlights of the keynote address.
Ambassador Pavan Varma Former Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and Shoma Chaudhury Award-winning Indian Journalist, Editor, and Political Commentator offered incisive insights into Hinduism and the Great Indian Middle Class!
Day one concluded with the HR Excellence Awards ceremony. The awards handed out in eight different categories which recognized organizations for their pioneering and innovative people management practices that impact not just organizations but also the business, society and the profession as a whole.
Achal Khanna CEO, SHRM and Business Head - APAP & MENA said, “This is the 7th straight year that SHRM India delivered the region’s biggest and most coveted HR networking and learning platform where global thought leaders and top industry leaders shared key insights and best practices concerning the business. This event and the platform it provides is indispensable in today’s workplace scenario where change is the name of the game and the old metrics & scales used to measure performance or satisfaction levels are fast becoming obsolete. SHRM as the world’s largest HR focused organisation will continue to provide platforms where knowledge and tools for the betterment of the profession can be shared”.
Day two saw Sonam Wangchuk Innovator, Education Reformist and Founder - SECMOL deliver the keynote address on Thriving with Innovation. Sonam is famous for his work in education reform for more than 27 years and has been widely recognized with several awards and titles. Sonam highlighted how taking innovation to the grassroots level can be of immense help in making workplaces and the community in general a more sustainable place.