"TUESDAY TALK SERIES" - SESSION IV on
26th June, 2012
at Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Sector 5, Rohini, Delhi
Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Sector 5, Rohini, New Delhi organized “TUESDAY TALK SERIES” on Tuesday, 26th June, 2012 at its campus. The continuous faculty interaction programme was an initiative by the academicians to present their research papers or any other similar activity to JIMS fraternity. The resource persons for the presentations were Ms Pooja Jain (Associate Professor) JIMS Ms. Jyoti Kukreja (Assistant Professor) JIMS. The JIMS faculty and other staff members from various departments attended the presentation.
Our first presenter Ms. Jyoti Kukreja had already presented the paper at the BVIMR, New Delhi. The paper presented was on the topic of “Transition from Greed to Green”. Ms. Kukreja gave a brief introduction on the importance of sustaining greener and cleaner environment and the real transition from greed to green. The greed of expansion of industries with the aim of profit making leads to damaging the society. Further, she highlighted Green Jobs which benefit environment by using fewer natural resources for production process .She illustrated with the help of a Care Model relating it to the holistic sustainable development. She further propounded the need for the “DO” Culture where the frequency of using eco-friendly products and adapting to the cleaner and greener needs increases. She then talked about ways and means which should be employed to sustain an eco-friendly environment. Also, she highlighted the role of HR which should be kept in mind while serving the environmental needs
Our second presenter Ms. Pooja Jain presented the paper on “Entry of organized Retail: Impact on small retailers” which she has presented as part of the National Journal Saaransh. She gave an introduction of the Retail sector in India, stating it to be the largest in the country. She explained the need for the Indian retail formats highlighting factors like changing lifestyles, favorable demographies and increasing disposable income. Ms Jain highlighted the objectives of small retailers in organized retailing. She illustrated the study as a research methodology with the help of questionnaire. She the explained the evolution of retail in the country from Village fairs Melas to E-Tailing (Print Media). She also explained the reasons for purchase from Kirana Shop with factors like proximity leading to convenience, personal contact, increase in efficiency and special services. She finally concluded by stating that more than 50% of the retailers surveyed organized retailing as preferred and the final dependency on the customer who wish to seek change.
The presentations were well appreciated by the audience it proved to be good learning experience for most of the participants. Many of them have been encouraged to undertake research in new fields and share their observations with others, and were learning and a fruitful experience for the staff & other faculty members. Also, it was a great opportunity given by the participants for sharing the opportunity to talk on their research.