Something extraordinary happened, and the world as we know it changed forever. Covid -19 had both devastating and temporary relieving effects on the world. It had a profound impact on people’s emotional and rational actions. This shift in emotional state called for a more nuanced understanding of people issues and a distinct approach to leadership. The leadership that beacons and stand the challenges lying ahead. Netritva 4.0, also known as Leadership 4.0, is firmly grounded in an appreciation of the essentials of leading with people rather than leading people per se. Netritva 4.0 is more humane. This approach promotes leaders who are tech savvy, who work in a collaborative style rather than a purely directive mode. These leaders are change leaders, not just change managers; they are conversationalists who draw strength from the wisdom of the group. Leadership 4.0 revolution is not only about embracing new ideas and breaking barriers, but also about not being afraid to try something new. Hyperconnectivity, social values, and openness are central to this aesthetic called Leadership 4.0.

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  • Provide an opportunity for leaders in different fields (industry, business, education etc.) to express and exchange views and share their perspective on
    different leadership styles suited in the current challenging environment.
  • Discuss the different leadership elements and also gain feedback on one’s thoughts and views on leadership styles.
  • Provide forum to today’s youth to listen to leaders from diverse fields and make them understand what vision leader
  • Inspire youth power to innovate, collaborate and assimilate new and fresh approaches to deal with complex times.
  • Discuss the practical leadership challenges encountered in creating a conducive environment for the growth of the organization.


PLENARY SESSION I: Leadership for Thriving in a Rapidly Changing World

PLENARY SESSION II: Compassionate and Inclusive Leadership

PLENARY SESSION III (INTERNATIONAL): Global Thought Leadership: A Manifesto for Better Leadership

PLENARY SESSION IV:Touching the Hearts through Leadership: Perspectives of Academic Leaders

PLENARY SESSION V: Leadership in Action: Building Resilient and Agile Organisations

PLENARY SESSION VI: Youth Icon Session


Leadership needs to be redefined in order to adapt and succeed in the present dynamic environment. Corporations are demanding leadership style that can fast adapt, innovate and steer the implementation of new business models, adopt new way of working in face of new market realities. The complexity and volatility present in today’s environment requires intense research in the area of leadership, so that new principles of leadership emerges to develop and prepare leaders for this new reality. The conference aims to provide an international platform for academicians, researchers, industry personnel’s, representatives from the government, NGO’s and students to share their research findings in front of experts. All full paper submissions will be peer-reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research depth, accuracy, and relevance to conference themes and topics. The topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

Re-Imagining Leadership

  • Practicing Global Leadership: Change Makers, Trendsetters: Individuals and Organizations
  • Developing Leadership: Theoretical Competency Frameworks, Directions for Academia, Business Organizations and Society, Developing Leadership for Sustainability and Technological Agility
  • Ethical Leadership and Governance: Ethics in Marketing, HRM, Finance, Operations, Information
  • Technology Management
  • Managing Global Workforce: Managing Diversity, Developing Supportive Workplaces, Managing Race, Genders and Communities
  • Managing Wellbeing: Happiness, Emotional and Social wellbeing- Imperatives for a Young leader

Global Leadership 4.0

  • Developing Strategic Leadership Capabilities
  • EntrepreneurialLeadership
  • Facilitating Entrepreneurship throughout the Growth Cycle.
  • Leadership and Management Styles Gender and Leadership
  • Leadership for Sustainability
  • Leaders Role in Innovation
  • Leadershipin Non-Profit Settings
  • Leadership and the Family Enterprise
  • Leading Change and Managing Conflict
  • Leading from the Middle – Centralized Vs. Decentralized Control
  • Leadership Challenges – Barriers to Effective Communications

Digital Leaders: Leadership 4.0 and Digital Transformation

  • Industry 4.0: Redefining Leadership
  • Industrial Big Data
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Internet of Services
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Cloud Computing for Industry 4.0
  • Support System for Industry 4.0
  • Industry 4.0 – Strategy and Operations
  • Planning and scheduling in Leadership & Industry 4.0
  • Performance Management in Leadership 4.0
  • Logistics and SCM in Industry 4.0 and Ripple Effect
  • Blockchain technology for Industry 4.0
  • Applications in other Industries such as Healthcare, Education, Media, Retail and related Fields.

Innovation and Technology for Leading the World

  • Business Model Innovation
  • Digital Transformation
  • Data Analytics
  • E-Commerce and Digital Marketing
  • Technology for E-governance and Digital India
  • Innovation and Management Issues
  • Innovation Behaviour and Creativity
  • Innovation in Finance and Accounting
  • Innovation in HR and OB
  • Innovation in IT, Operations and SCM
  • Innovation in Marketing
  • Social Innovation in Business Ethos, Corporate Governance and CSR
  • Technology Transfer and Innovation Commercialization.
  • Business Integration with Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Critical Management
  • Case Studies

The Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Ethics/Ethical leadership
  • Integration of Sustainability in Innovation Management
  • Strategies, Technological Development, and Policies for Sustainability
  • Sustainability Practices in Today’s Environment
  • Sustainable/Ecological Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable Business
  • Sustainable Development and Transitions
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Sustainability through Innovative Practices
  • Impact of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises on Economy and Society
  • Green and Sustainable Marketing
  • Energy: Renewable Energy, Energy Economics and Environmental Solutions
  • Environmental Challenges and Economic Growth
  • Sustainability through Implementation of Engineering Practices in Business
  • Green Business Practices of Business
  • Lean and Agile Business Practices
  • Green HRM Strategies for Leading in Future

Happiness and Well-Being for New Age Leadership

  • Happiness through Education, Health, Employability
  • Performance Parameters of Happiness and Well- Being
  • Applied Research in Well-Being
  • Disciplinary Approaches to Well-Being
  • Economic Consequences of Happiness
  • Happiness and Public Policy
  • The Life Satisfaction Approach
  • The Relationship between Unemployment and Unhappiness
  • The Relationship of Income to Happiness
  • Economics of Happiness
  • Country Case Study

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

  • ESG Disclosure policy & regulations
  • Advancing Diversity and Inclusion through the Sustainable Debt Market
  • ESG Initiatives to ensure impact
  • Enablers and Barriers to ESG Implementation
  • Evolution of Responsible Investing
  • Green Bonds/Climate Bonds
  • ESG as a distraction
  • Coming of Agef or Carbon Markets
  • The Divergence of ESGS core & ratings
  • ESG: The evolving regulatory landscape
  • Prioritizing human rights and supply chain diligence through ESG initiatives
  • Untapped ESG opportunities

Management 4.0

  • Industry readiness to adopt emerging technologies
  • Using smart technologies to make efficient decisions
  • Integration of IoT, IIoT, AI, cloud computing for management 4.0 ecosystem
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Financial Analytics
  • Investment scenario in management 4.0
  • Factors for digital transformation
  • Decision Support Systems 4.0
  • Remote Working in Management 4.0
  • Happiness & Wellbeing in WFH Organizations

Student Poster Presentation

Students and Research Scholars are invited to participate in a poster presentation on the conference themes/sub-themes. There will be a display area where all such posters will be exhibited. The two best poster presentations will be awarded.


Key Audiences and Paper Contributors

  • Academicians and Research Scholars interested in various aspects of leadership.
  • Research and Development Managers
  • Representatives of government/Non-Government Organizations
  • Practitioners in Business/Industry Leaders and Consultants
  • Strategic Planners, Public Policy makers,etc.
  • Post Graduate students, along with at least one faculty member as one of the authors.

Publication of Research Papers

All the accepted papers will be published in the Edited Book entitled “Netritva 4.0” by Bloomsbury, an “A” Category Publisher, and the selected papers will have the opportunity to be published in the following Journals:

  • Sustainability | ISSN: 2071-1050; (Scopus and Web of Science)
  • Pacific Business Review International | ISSN: 0974-438X; (Web of Science)
  • Management Dynamics Journal | ISSN: 0972-5067 (Digital Commons and Science Direct Journal)

Reward for Outstanding Papers

In line with the philosophy of the institute for promoting qualitative contribution in research and academics, the conference has instituted rewards for the selected outstanding papers with a Certificate of Appreciation and Cash prize of:

Rewards Corporate/Faculty Research Scholars/ Students
First Prize INR 8000/- INR 6000/-
Second Prize INR 5000/- INR 3,000/-
Best Poster Award INR 5000/- and INR 3000/-

Registration Fee

Category of the participant Final Registration
(October 16 – December 20, 2022)
SAARC Countries
Delegates / Faculty Members/Industry Person (India and SAARC Countries) INR 2000/-
Research Scholar / Students (India and SAARC Countries) INR 1,500/-
Other Foreign Countries
Delegates / Authors US$ 75/-
Research Scholar / Students US$ 40/-


Last date for submission of abstract

December 31, 2022

Confirmation regarding the acceptance of abstract

January 10, 2023

Last date of Registration

January 28, 2023