INSIGHT is the annual consulting conference organized by CRUX-XLRI. It is a platform where stalwarts from the corporate, government and the academia interact and discuss on a theme that is relevant to the industry and based on the present socio-political scenario. The theme forINSIGHT-2012 is Success in Uncertain Times — The outlook of the corporate, government and the academia.
2011-12 has been a testing time for most businesses. The overall growth rate has slowed down, corruption scandals threaten the stability of the government, the Rupee is getting battered by the Dollar, exports are decreasing and the most importantly the ‘trustworthy’ monsoon also let us down. In such times of economic upheaval what do businesses do? Do they try and reconcile with the situation and try to maintain a status quo, or do they have the bravado to venture into new territories and try to maximize their profits.
However amidst these turbulent times we see many success stories spring out as business leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators and policy makers take decisions that others could not. They have driven the business to levels that were not thought possible by others. They are the ones who have taken the bull by its horns and brought stability and order in their business.
Such times also test the endurance of policy makers and academicians who have to balance the benefits given to the common man vis-a -vis the corporate. Every decision for them is a tradeoff that has to be carefully judged since it affects the daily lives of more than a billion people.
Though its annual consulting conference INSIGHT, XLRI salutes such mavericks. We hope to learn the thoughts behind their strategies, their leadership strategy that inspired their workers and the roots of the confidence in their businesses.
Some of the key events of the conference include:
As part of Insight 2012, CRUX will also launch Drishtikon — an Inter B-school Paper Presenta-tion Competition. The aim of the competition is to provide a platform for young management stu-dents from top B-schools to present their ideas and views to the business community. Industry stalwarts will judge the presentation and the best presentations will be awarded. This year, the theme of the competition is “ Success in Uncertain Times”.
The conference will also witness the launch of Arthashastra—The consulting magazine of XLRI. Arthashastra will feature articles from leading industry experts, academicians and students. This magazine will be circulated to over 50 top business schools and over a hundred corporate offices.
Date : November 15, 2012
Venue : Mumbai