HR Committee Meeting, Gurgaon

Ms. Anuranjita Kumar welcomed the committee members and thanked the members for setting time aside from their busy schedules and making it a point to attend the meeting. She then set the agenda of the meeting for everybody. She appreciated everyone present in the meeting as it was the first committee meeting in Gurgaon and we had a full house. First session was a Leader’s Speak Session “Can I Have It All” . Ms. Anuranjita Kumar, interviewed by Sumit Chadha, spoke on successfully launching her book Can I have it All which reflects on the trials and triumphs of a woman at the workplace. It reflects on the three crossroads in a woman’s life – Marriage, Mobility and Maternity, she believes are a blow to mid-career female professionals but insists work-life balance isn’t a figment of imagination. Second, Future of Work, Mr. Sarthak Raychauduri gave a presentation which reflected following key issues:


• Forces impact Future of Work
• Principles of the Future Employee
• Principles of the Future Manager

• Principles of the Future Organization

• Some examples

• Some Impacts & Suggestions


Third, Talent Management & Leadership Development, Ms. Radhaa presented some thoughts from this group. And then Mr. Shaswat Kumar, Partner, AON Hewitt, presented on Refresh & Reboot HR – Outcomes that HR should own for the new world at work – a Talent Charter Study


• A strong undercurrent of talent shifts below the global megatrends
• Talent is now a Top 3 risk for businesses in Asia

• Engagement insights reveal limited differences in drivers

• Leadership skills needs to change

• HR needs a refresh of context and a reboot on capabilities

• Successful HR organizations of the future will deliver on 5 outcomes

• Actualize Culture

• Future proof through capability

• Deliver on Experience & Aspirations

• Enable High Performance

• Influence Change

• Delivering on key outcomes needs focus on interconnected disciplines


Mr. Sarthak Raychauduri concluded the event and thanked the committee members for their participation. It was mutually decided to make more effort to be a part of the meeting.