Dr Seema Sanghi is the Managing Director, Styrax Consultants, a firm set up by her in the human resource solution space, which is focused on developing people and processes. It offers consultancy in competency mapping, assessment center, psychometric testing and development, and training in various behavioral and management skills. Earlier, she was Director at FORE School of Management. Dr Sanghi received the Mother Teresa Award in 2003 and Excellence in Education Award in 2004. She has been a recipient of three gold medals and national scholarships for academic excellence
The book is equipped with specialized, value-adding features that serve as quick and focused learning tools, suchas:
? Opening Vignette introduces the HR topic, simulating the reference in context, generating interest and curiosity.
? Legal Corner gives insight into the national and international legal issues, framework and challenges faced by the corporates on a day-to-day basis.
? Court Room are short knowledge capsules on rights and wrongs based on past court rulings.
? Skill Building Activities are designed to tap readers' curiosity and interest, motivate and increase their eagerness to learn, provide an opportunity to expand their current range of knowledge, and test their skills with respect to the real-world issues.
? HRM in Action are short boxed items interspersed logically throughout the book, serve as mini case studies.
? HRM in News provides the news of substance related to HRM.
? Case Studies at the end of every chapter, are full length real situations, where conceptual knowledge has to be applied to deal with various corporate challenges
? Two additional chapters—one on the burning topic of "Sexual Harassment at Workplace" and the other futuristic "HR Analytics—HRM in the 21st Century".
? End-of-the-chapter case studies to take the total number of case studies in the book to 20.
? Learning tools, namely "Court Room", "HRM in Action" and "HRM in News" are also new to this edition.