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XLRI Collaborates with Institute for Advanced Studies in Complex Choices to Host the '2nd IASCC - XLRI Leadership Conclave'

31st October, 2019

The Two-Day Conclave to be held on November 19th - 20th, 2019 in Hyderabad

XLRI- Xavier School of Management collaborates with Institute for Advanced Studies in Complex Choices to host the '2nd IASCC - XLRI Leadership Conclave' on November 19th - 20th, 2019 at Novotel, HICC Complex in Hyderabad.

Based on the theme - 'The Growth Paradox: Resolution through Change in 'Frames for Choices', the Conclave aims to focus on resolving the current growth paradox through changes in frames for personal, organisational and public policy choices.

Elaborating about the theme of the Conclave, Prof. Anil K. Sood, Founder - IASCC said, "We see the current state of paradox to have resulted from our inability to identify the inflection points when a given set of premises and frames stopped being relevant to the context. That is, a market-based economic system founded on the principles of private enterprise; free movement of goods, people and capital; meritocracy, and; self-regulation, combined with a liberal democratic socio-political system has had only limited success. It has delivered economic well-being for some but not others. We now find ourselves at a stage where global growth has fallen sharply in the current year (2019) across all the major regions and is expected to recover only marginally during the next two years, and that too on the back of growth in relatively smaller economies, i.e., EMDEs like India, Indonesia, Russia, Mexico and Nigeria."

Talking about the Conclave, Dr. Pingali Venugopal, Coordinator, Centre for Global Management and Responsible Leadership at XLRI said, "The Conclave aims to be a platform for dialogue between research and practice. It would focus on building a shared perspective on issue of current interest and outline the agenda for future research in the area. XLRI has collaborated with IASCC Leadership Conclave as the Knowledge Partner."

Senior business and functional leaders across industry and academia participating in the conference would discuss on various topics like-

A. Economics and Finance:

B. Organisation and Leadership:

C. Organisation Strategy:

Details of the conference are available at: https://www.ideassansideology.org/engagements/leadership-conclave-2019/

Registration details of the conference are available at: https://www.ideassansideology.org/engagements/leadership-conclave-2018/registration/

XLRI- Xavier School of Management

XLRI-Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur is a premier, private management institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the 'steel city' of Jamshedpur (www.xlri.ac.in). Over the last six decades, the institute has grown into a top-ranking business management school of international repute with a wide portfolio of management programs and research publications. Its alumni are spread around the globe and have demonstrated responsible business leadership in their organizations. XLRI continually strives to contribute its mite to the professional growth and management of numerous organizations and institutions across industry sectors. XLRI has been awarded two prestigious International Accreditations, viz., AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and AMBA - Association of MBAs. XLRI has also earned the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) accreditation.

Institute for Advanced Studies in Complex Choices (IASCC, read as I Ask)

IASCC is, a 12A registered not-for-profit public trust. It is an institute of higher learning founded with the purpose of advancing the science and practice of making choices in personal, organisational and policy context. IASCC's education programmes are designed to raise the probability of success through context-appropriate choices and enhance critical thinking and reflective practice capability.

IASCC's research explores and explains how individuals and 'individuals in a collective' define purpose, generate ideas, make choices, allocate resources, implement decisions and realise their personal and shared purpose