On 3rd March 2012, the NMIMS, Hyderabad campus organized a Corporate Conclave on the topic “Change Management – the Key Driver for Organizational Success.” In the present scenario, it is imperative for any organization to change and that too change faster.
The panelists were both from industry as well as academia. With their rich hands on experience, they enlightened the audience with various perspectives of change management.
Prof. S. Ramnarayan, Professor, ISB was the moderator for the session and he covered the topic on “How to Make Change Happen in the Organization”. He presented an outline as to how to overcome resistance towards change through identifying the gaps, thorough planning and execution with human touch.
Ms. Uma Rao was the second panelist. She is Director, People and Organization, Mars International. She presented her rich experience of the industry as to how to make change happen by sticking to the Core Competence while stimulating progress through various change initiatives based on thorough analysis of the market needs.
Ms. Mamata Vegunta, Director HR, Invesco, was the third panelists for the day. Being a core HR person she presented the role of HR in the change management scenario. She made a case towards an approach for change like preparing the managers, naming the game, communicating early, acknowledging emotions and increasing the emotional intelligence.
Mr. Jagan Mantha, Senior Consultant, Growth Enablers and Talent, Wipro, was the fourth panelist for the day and he presented ‘How OD interventions Happen at Wipro’. He also presented the various OD initiatives taken by the organization.
The program was attended by many people from the industry as well as academia. The program added value to the various functional streams as well.
Mr. Anubhav Parsuramka, PGDM student was the anchor for the program and Miss Priyadarshini PGDM student introduced the panelists to the audience. Mr. Vamshi Krishna PGDM student proposed the vote of thanks.