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The Annual HR conclave saw participation of eminent HR practitioners from across the 2 regions to share their valuable insights on the challenges faced by HR professionals in the 21st century The theme of the conclave was “Succeeding in the Talent Economy of the 21st Century” which focused on the role of HR Managers in turning the tide by applying innovative approaches to motivate, engage and retain talent. Top-notch faces such as Dr. Abdulla Al Karam (Chairman, Board of Directors and Director General, Knowledge and Human Development Authority, Government of Dubai), Ms.. Suha Haroun (Regional Sales and HR Director, Bayt.com, Dubai), Mr. Julian Persaud (Managing Director – Google, South East Asia), Au Yuen Keng (Asia Regional HR Director of Becton Dickinson), and Aileen Tan (Group HR Director of the Singtel Group) among others, opined on “Retention and Motivation Strategies for the Workplace of the Future”. The talks that followed unearthed experiential instances from the minds of the speakers that made the topics so much more interesting and informative.
Peppered with experience-rich knowledge gained by years of interaction with the best in the industry were brief talks by Mr. Nitish Jain, President of the School; Dr. Dhrupad Mathur, Director of Industry Interface Program; Prof. Arindam Banerjee, Assistant Professor of Finance and Director, Student Life, Dubai campus; Professor Christopher Abraham, Head – Dubai Campus and Senior Vice President, S P Jain School of Global Management.
Overall, a day spent understanding the nuances of HR practices and the challenges faced by the industry in the 21st century.