Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (XIME) conducted a two-day seminar in Bangalore on ‘Managing HR during the recent downturn: Experience of some of the best Indian companies.' Krishnakumar Natarajan, CEO and MD, MindTree Consulting inaugurated the event and highlighted his views on managing human capital and building long-term assets. K. Ramkumar, Director- HR, ICICI Bank, explained the role of pervasive leadership and how it helped the organisation to survive the economic downturn. Padmaja Alaganandhan, India Business Leader-Human Capital, Mercer Consulting India Pvt. Ltd, had some critical views at the recent economic scenario the way it’s going ahead.