The function of human capital management is changing significantly in the rapidly developing digital age. In response to the changing nature of the workforce, the globalization of the economy, and the rapid advancement of technology, HR leaders are adopting novel approaches and cutting-edge technologies to enhance organizational effectiveness and enable employees. Businesses are now compelled to embrace a new era of human capital, shifting from HR functioning as a transactional partner primarily focused on administrative tasks like payroll to HR becoming a crucial element of corporate decision-making.

In the above backdrop, Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) is organizing the 12th International Conference on “Navigating the Human Capital Management in the Digital Era”, on 19 and 20 December 2024, under the aegis of BCIC (Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce) – SDMIMD Centre for Management Excellence.

The conference aims to address various issues and challenges companies have been experiencing in regard to managing the employees, in the present business situation. Along with the presentations from a number of national and international speakers during the two days of the conference, the conference will provide an opportunity to the participants to share their viewpoints on management issues, through presentations of research articles and experience sharing documents.