International Conference on
Building Positive Organizations: Challenges and Opportunities for a Sustainable Future

9-10 July 2020, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Delhi NCR



CHRIST (Deemed to be University) was born out of the educational vision of St Kuriakose Elias Chavara, an educationalist and social reformer of the nineteenth century in South India. Established in 1969 as Christ College, it undertook path-breaking initiatives in Indian higher education with the introduction of innovative and modern curricula, insistence on academic discipline, imparting of Holistic Education and adoption of global higher education practices with the support of creative and dedicated staff. The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India conferred Autonomy to Christ College in 2004 and identified it as an Institution with Potential for Excellence in 2006. In 2008 under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India, declared the institution a Deemed to be University, in the name and style of Christ University. One of the first institutions in India to be accredited in 1998 by the NAAC, and subsequently in 2004 and 2016, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) has the top grade ‘A’ in the 4-point scale.

About CHRIST (Deemed to University) Delhi-NCR

CHRIST (Deemed to University) Delhi-NCR is an Off-Campus of CHRIST (Deemed to University) Bangalore. It is built in the serene and academically rich environs of the educational area of Mariam Nagar, Ghaziabad where a large part of the city is reserved primarily for open and green space adding to its calm and tranquil environment. The university is located strategically amidst the educational hub and the industrial area, providing a uniquely blended learning experience to the students. CHRIST works with the vision of excellence and service.

About the Conference

Incessant competition, dynamic markets, high cost pressure, continuous innovation in product and technology have radically changed the nature of work and the work environment in the organization. Today the organizations are operating in a volatile, complex, ambiguous and unpredictable environment which subsequently leads to complex and rigid organizational processes. These prevailing conditions at workplace have imposed major wellbeing and sustainable development challenges for the organizations at large. As a consequence of this, the organization survival may be at stake. growth of the organization can be ensured through upholding sustainable development.

Sustainable development is a development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It is important for the long-term stability of the economy which can be successfully achieved by creating positive organizations.

The positive organizations are the organizations that focus on the development of flourishing and resilient workers and on building robust and sustainable organizations. Positive organizations stand apart from businesses that merely turn profits and increase shareholder value. They promote and sustain high levels of employee well-being and provide leaders with legitimate authority. The focus is on creation of vibrant, vigorous, positive and flourishing organizations or in other words positive organizations.

The International Conference on Building Positive Organizations: Challenges and Opportunities for a Sustainable Future, is being organized with the aim to:

1. To explore the processes and procedures of building positive organizations.
2. To bring a diverse range of leading professionals (Public, Private & NGO’s) to voice their narratives, proposals, analysis and research about building positive organisations for sustainable development.
3. To review the best practices in positive organisations for sustainable development.

Conference Themes

Advances in positive organizational psychology

Strength-based approach

Positive leadership

Positive organizational development

Positive organizational virtuousness

Psychological capital

Flow at work

Positive emotions at work

Work engagement

Expanding positive organizational scholarship

Positive Organizational Culture

Crafting Positive Identities and Enacting our Best Selves in the New World of Work

Crafting Meaningful Work

High-Quality Connections and Positive Relationships at Work

Compassion in Organisations

Growth and Resilience at Work

Positive Marketing practices

Marketing Practices to personalize engagement

Social Media and Digital Marketing

Multigenerational Marketing

High-Quality Connections and Positive Relationships at Work

Compassion in Organisations

Growth and Resilience at Work

Positive Supply chain Management practices

E-Procurement and Global Sourcing

Service Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Strategies

Performance Measurement for Integrated Supply Chain Management

Positive entrepreneurial practices

Gender and Entrepreneurship

Trans-generational Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship and Social Inclusion

Positive human capital management practices

Expatriation, International Mobility and Global Careers

Human Capital Management and well being

Flexible work practices

Digitization and Human Capital Management

Financial practices for creating a positive business environment

Banking supervision, micro-prudential policy and financial regulation

Bank and firm network and systemic risk

Shadow banking, securitization and the emergence of financial crises

Socialization of Investment

Excessive leverage, bubbles and the financial cycle

Financial Markets

Economic policies for developing a positive business environment

Positive organization as a social agent for trade-off in society

Constraints for economic, social and environmental growth

Positive organizations in economic connectedness and development

Inclusivity for sustainable development

Rising social costs in organizations post globalization era

Creating positive value through technological innovations in Industry 4.0

Technology Infusion in Service Encounters for positive organisations

Co-creation driven Product Innovation

Fourth Industrial Revolution driven by AI, nano-technology and robotics

Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Business

Internet of Things (IoT) for Business

Creating positive value through sustainable management practices

Green Finance

Green IT and Greenfield

Corporate Governance

Corporate Social Responsibility

Business Responsibility Reporting

Financial Literacy

Ethical Practices

Role of Management Education in building positive organisations

Pedagogical Innovations

Effectiveness of E-Learning

Globalisation and Commercialisation in Management education

Employability and Management Education

Disruptive Innovations in management education

Call for Paper

Who can Participate

This conference is best suited for academicians, industry professionals, entrepreneurs, practitioners, researchers and students.

Call for papers

We invite submission of high-quality papers describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, experimental and theoretical work or research in any of the themes/ sub-themes mentioned above. Submission of a manuscript implies that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else. The following guidelines must be adhered to when submitting the papers:

Submission Guidelines

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Full papers accepted for presentation would then be screened and reviewed for publication to Scopus indexed Indian Journal of Ecology ( The guidelines of the journal are given below. Original research papers concerned with various fields of conference, both basic and applied, would be accepted if considered suitable by peer reviewers and the Editorial Board. It is presumed that the articles submitted for publication to Indian Journal of Ecology have not been previously and will not be simultaneously submitted and published in any other journal. Manuscripts of full papers should be prepared under the following headings: Title, Affiliation, Abstract, Introduction, Material and Methods, Results and Discussion and References. Short notes should have no headings and abstract. The manuscript should be in Times New Roman with font size 12.


Title must be short and specific. The byline should comprise name(s) of author(s), complete postal address and e-mail address. Title page must also include a running title .


Abstract must be self-explanatory and should include the objectives, methodology, important points in the results and a conclusion. It should not, in any case, exceed 200 words. The authors should also suggest up to 5 key words below the abstract.


Introduction should be brief and include justification for undertaking the investigation and a short review of earlier work. Key references related to the work must be cited. Must be within one page. Avoid information not related to study conducted. Include 2-3 recent references.

Material and Methods

Material and Methods should be clear and concise. This section can be subtitled for clarity. Provide reference to for standard methods used.


Results should be written concisely in a logical order. All data must invariably be given in metric and decimal system. Data presented in figures should not be duplicated in tables and vice versa. All figures and tables should be cited in text and should have concise and self-explanatory headings. The results should be based on statistical analysis with minimum data.


Discussion should be oriented towards explaining the significance and implications of the results obtained and should be well connected with the previous work in this direction.

Results and Discussion

Results and Discussion section may preferably be combined to avoid repetition.


References should be arranged alphabetically by the name of the first author and then by the second and third authors as necessary. Scientific Periodicals should not be abbreviated. Cite the full title of journal. Citation should follow the following pattern
Paper in Journal : Dhawan A K, Vijay Kumar and Shera P S 2013. Ecological Perspectives in Pest Management for Sustainable IPM. Indian Journal of Ecology 40(2): 167-77
Paper in Proceedings : Joia B S and Battu R S 2005. Status of contamination of okra with presticide residues, pp.177-79. In: V K Dilawari, G S Deol, B S Joia and P K Chhuneja (eds), Proceedings of 1st Congress on Insect Science, December 15-17, 2005, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India.
Book : Painter R H 1951. Insect Resistance in Crop Plants, The MacMillan Company, New York, USA, p 504.
Chapter : Dhawan A K, Kumar V and Shera P S 2012 Management of Insect Pests of Cotton: Retrospect and Prospect, pp 274-97. In: Arora R, Singh B and Dhawan A K (eds). Theory and Practice of Integrated Pest Management. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, India.
Thesis : Chhuneja P K 1991. Studies on pollen substitutes for the brood rearing of Apis mellifera L. Ph.D. Dissertation, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India.
The citation of reference in the text should be as Dhawan and Chauchan (1985) or (Dhawan and Chauchan 1985), Sharma et al (1991) or (Sharma et al 1991) depending on composition of the sentence. Two or more than two references cited jointly should be arranged chronologically and distinguished from each other by (,) except that the word ‘and’ should be used between the last two references.
Complete scientific name of the insect with its full name of authority must be given on its first mention. The contributors must ensure the authenticity of current scientific name and authority Illustrations should be very clear for photographic reproduction.
Line drawings and photographs should be separately grouped. Photographs should be of high quality (preferably in glossy print) with sharp details and contrasts. The publication cost of photographs will be charged separately at the prevailing market rates. Small figures should be grouped to fill a page and full-page figure should be larger than 26 x 36 cm.

Poster Presentation

● Poster boards mounted on stands will be provided with tape/pins.
● Posters must be submitted immediately upon arrival to the venue.
● Poster should consist of the title of the presentation, name of author/s, methodology, results with necessary illustrations, figures, tables, color photographs, charts.
● Common dimensions for posters are A0 (47 x 33 inches) (118cm x 84cm). Poster should be well-labeled and easy to read from a distance of one meter. Lettering should be bold. If you will be posting typed material, use a large font size (24 to 30 pt) on white, pale yellow or cream-colored non-glossy paper. Avoid use of non-standard fonts. Use 1-inch margins. Use upper and lower case letters.
● No audio-visual equipment is permitted for poster presentations.
● The soft copy of the poster should reach us by 03 March 2020.

Publication Opportunity

The selected papers shall be published in Indian Journal of Ecology (scopus indexed journal). Link for More :Journal Link

Conference Registration

Attendees can register for the conference through the registration form link. To facilitate faster processing, participants must clearly indicate their name, affiliation, address, mobile number and other details.

Steps to Register

Step 1 – Please fill in your personal details and program details through the here to register here to register.
Step 2 – Please pay your program fee through debit/credit card (Master/Visa/Rupay) and Net banking from the link that appears at the end of the form.

Conference registration fee includes

● Entry to all sessions, panel discussions, workshops.
● Lunch and morning/afternoon refreshment breaks.
● Conference Kit which includes a conference schedule, certificate, notepad and pen.
● Soft copy of book of abstracts.
● Gala Dinner(Only for Faculty, Corporate and Delegates)

Registration fee details

ICBPO delegates Early Bird Registration (on or before 30.12.2019) Registration (31.12.2019-02.03.2020)
Faculty/Corporate/Delegates INR 2500 INR 3500
Research Scholars and Students INR 1000 INR 1500
Christites INR 750 INR 1000

Note: INR - Indian National Rupee

Note: Limited accommodation facilities are available on first come first serve basis

Accommodation details for delegates

Hotel Name Address Contact person Single occupancy Double occupancy
Citrus C-2, Mahaluxmi mall, Raj Nagar, District Ghaziabad, 201002
Phone 0120 4501050
8860003515 (Mr. Manish) INR 3000 INR 3500
Fortune Inn Grazia Plot no.1, District centre, Sector 23 Sanjay nagar Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh 201002 9560196939 (Mr. Faiz) INR 5000 INR 6000

Note: Delegates can directly call the contact person mentioned and book the accommodation (Kindly mention CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Delhi NCR to avail the above rates). Both hotels are within 5km radius of the venue of the conference i.e, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), NCR campus.



Dr Fr Abraham V Vice Chancellor CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore
Dr Fr Jose CC Pro-Vice Chancellor CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore
Dr Anil Joseph Pinto Registrar CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore
Dr Fr Viju P.D. Director CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Delhi NCR
Fr Sunny Joseph Administrator CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Delhi NCR

General Chair

Dr Fr Viju P.D. Director CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Delhi NCR

Conference Chair

Dr Surekha C. Academic Coordinator, Department of Psychology CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Delhi NCR
Prof Jeanne Poulose Academic Coordinator, Department of Management Studies CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Delhi NCR
Dr Vinod Sharma Head, Department of Institute of Management CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Delhi NCR

Committee Contact Details

Committee Name Contact Person Contact Number
Conference coordinator Dr. Vinod Sharma +918826232769
Registration Dr. Sulakshana Rao +919400670245
Hospitality Mr. Sabu John +919742864340
International collaboration Dr. Salineeta Chaudhuri +918954444720
For sponshorship Dr. Shilp Shikha Singh +917706902425

Note: Conference related queries may be emailed to

Contact Us


CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Mariam Nagar, Meerut Road, Ghaziabad, Uttarpradesh

Phone Number

1800 123 3212


By Air
CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Delhi, NCR can be easily reached by air. The nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) located in New Delhi at a distance of around 41 kilometers.
By Rail
The city is served by its two main railway stations namely the Ghaziabad Railway Station located at a distance of around 6 kilometers and New Delhi Railway Station, located at a distance of around 29 kilometers from CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Delhi, NCR Campus. Ghaziabad/New Delhi is well-connected with important cities across the country through its rail network.
By Bus
The city is served by two Bus Stands namely, Kashmiri Gate ISBT, located at a distance of around 29 kilometers and the Anand Vihar ISBT, located at a distance of around 18 kilometers from CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Delhi, NCR Campus. Ghaziabad is well-connected with important cities across the country through its bus network.
By Road
The city is easily approachable by many adjoining cities such as Baghpat, Meerut, Hapur, Bulandshahr, Gautam Budh Nagar, Delhi State and many more through its efficient road network. One can book buses, hire cabs or use private cars to reach Ghaziabad from nearby places. The major highways passing through Ghaziabad are NH- 9, NH-24, NH-34, National Expressway-2, Agra Expressway, Delhi/Meerut Expressway, Taj Expressway.

*Note- All the Station/Bus Stands and Airport are connected by DMRC (Delhi Metro) to the nearest metro station namely Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda), located at a distance of 2 kilometers from CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Delhi, NCR Campus. Ghaziabad is well-connected with important cities across the country through its bus network.

Places to visit

There are a host of places to visit in and around Delhi. No matter what your interests, this vibrant city has lots to offer!
  • Soak in the richness of the splendid Mughal architecture from the historical monuments like the Red Fort, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb.
  • Witness the pride of the nation, reflected in the India Gate, Rajpath and Rastrapati Bhawan, to name a few.
  • Museum lovers have a wide array to choose from – The National Museum, Gandhi Smriti and the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, The National Crafts Museum, The National Rail Museum and the Jantar Mantar Observatory, to name a few.
  • If you’re the one to veer towards lush green open spaces, there is the National Zoological Park and Lodhi Gardens.
  • The city prides itself in its numerous market places like Sarojini Nagar, Janpath, Shahpur Jaat, Khan Market, Daryaganj Sunday Book Market and Chandni Chowk market.
  • Connaught Place and the Hauz Khas Complex, with their eating joints and exclusive stores, are other major attractions, especially for the youngsters.
  • For the spiritually and/or religiously inclined, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, The Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid and Akshardham are some of the places that cannot be missed.