A must-have resource for HR managers and professionals understand, develop, manage and map competencies within their organizations.
Seema Sanghi is Managing Director at Styrax Consultants, a firm set up by her in the human resource solution space, which is focused on developing processes and people. It offers consul-tancy in competency mapping, assessment centre, psychometric testing and development, assessment tool development, training and development, mentoring and coaching and HR processes and interventions. She was formerly Director at FORE School of Management She received the Mother Teresa Award in 2003 and the Excellence in Education Award in 2004. She has been a recipient of three gold medals and national scholarships for academic excel--lence. Books authored by her include Towards Personal Excellence (also available in Chinese), Organizational Behaviour and Essentials of Organizational Behaviour (co-authored with Stephen Robbins and Timothy Judge) and Institutional Governance. Her co-authored book Organizational Behaviour was highly appreci--ated by His Excellency Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, then President of India. Human Resource Management, authored by her, received ISTD Book Award from the Indian Society of Training and Development (ISTD), Ministry of HRD. She has over 100 psy-chometric tests, research papers and articles published in national and international journals and magazines. She has been an international consultant to UNDP for developing competency framework and assessment centre design for Public Service Commission. She has been associated with development of selection tests for central government and several state governments in India. She has assessed and trained several thousand professionals on competency mapping and assessment centre. She has trained numerous executives and offered consultancy across various sectors in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Saudi Arabia Her interests are in the area of competency mapping, assess--ment centre, tool development, psychometric testing, mentoring, coaching, cross-culture issues, ethics and motivational complexities related to environmental issues. Her hobbies include oil painting and interior designing.