Call for Papers

Due to the ever-changing business context, the role of Human Resources Management is currently undergoing a metamorphosis, from being a functional contributor towards the corporate performance to becoming a strategic partner of business decisions. The focus of HR, is shifting from merely addressing day-to-day issues of People Management towards future-oriented performance-based approaches to retain the best talent for facing up to competitiveness in the business world. This requires a paradigm shift in perceiving the role of HRM in a company, which thrives for business sustainability, even in times of change, volatility, and uncertainty.

In the above backdrop, SDMIMD is organizing its 3rd International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace, on 5 and 6 December, 2014, at SDMIMD campus, Mysore.

This conference seeks to provide a platform to address and deliberate on various issues and concerns in field of human resource management. Research papers, case studies and articles are invited from various inter-disciplinary areas and sectors for the conference. An indicative list (not exhaustive) of such areas is mentioned below:

* HR and Big Data Analytics * Compensation and Benefits for effective Talent Management
* HRIS and its uses for strategic decision-making * Performance Management for strategic goal-setting
* Ethical HR for sustainable growth * Change management in competitive organizations
* Cross-cultural issues in HRM * Employer branding in strategic markets
* Work-Life Integration for employee well-being * Human Resource Development
* Leadership Development in futuristic organizations * Motivation and Team Building in hybrid organizations
* Management of Talent Pipeline * Counselling and Mentoring
* Human Resource Accounting * Employee Engagement for attrition management
* Industrial Relations: Challenges in the new era  
* HR Governance for sustainability  
* Global HRM  

For Whom:

Faculty members and Academicians, Management practitioners, Consultants, Entrepreneurs, Ph.D. Scholars and Management Students.

Publication :

Selected abstracts/papers will be published in the Conference Proceeding CD with ISBN Code 978-93-83302-01-7. At least one author needs to register for the conference to get considered for publication of the abstract/paper. Papers which are rich in academic/practical content may also be considered for publication in the Institute’s journal – SDMIMD Journal of Management, subject to modifications/enhancement suggested by the Journal’s Editorial Board.

Guideline to Authors :

An abstract should not be of more than 500 words. Along with the abstract, authors need to send not more than 5 key words. Abstract should be sent as a word document only.

Full papers should not be of more than 5000 words and not more than 15 pages (A4 size), with APA style reference list, Font Times New Roman, Font size 12, Single Spaced. Up to three authors are allowed for each paper. Authors need to send the full papers as word document only.

Correct name, designation, e-mail ID of the authors and affiliating organization need to be clearly mentioned in the abstract and full paper.

Copyright declaration: A declaration should be provided from the corresponding author along with the paper stating that the work is an original one and does not violate Copyright.