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  • But if you insult my mother and other stories that touch the soul

    Author: Dr. P. Jones
    399.00 ISBN: 9788197188398

    Release Date: May 18, 2024
    No. of Pages: –

    A chor descending upon a wedding night, a controlling husband, a mother-in-law who leaves no food for her bahu…

    From raw emotions to hilarious escapades, tender moments to harsh truths, this collection of stories vividly portrays the realities of being mothers and daughters, wives and daughters-in-law, in contemporary urban India.

    Whether stemming from the author’s own life or inspired by events unfolding around her, each story touches the soul, resonating long after the last line has been read.

    What makes these stories truly special is the love they received from millions of readers during their time as blogs.

    Now, the best-loved among them find their exclusive home here, within this cherished collection.

    About Author

    Dr. P. Jones stumbles through life like so many of us, juggling her one husband, two kids, three best friends, and a myriad of madcap adventures. She loves strong opinions, snark, and delving into human relationships. She writes about exactly those things, offering novel insights into the ordinary moments of our everyday lives. This is her debut book.

  • लाहौर To L A

    695.00 ISBN: 9788196918866

    The book is a story of a small girl who started her journey from Lahore, Undivided India. She felt the pain of partition and saw her family start from scratch. Despite every obstacle, she eventually reaches LA showcasing the resilience of a small girl who turns her childhood dreams into reality in her old age…

  • HRD and OD for Managers: Building Individual and Organizational Effectiveness [Paperback]

    999.00 ISBN: 9788196918859

    This book is an outcome of Dr Udai Pareek’s rich worldwide experience of more than 50 years with diverse organizations, HRD professionals, researchers, students and trainers. It contains a repertoire of psychological tests, questionnaires, self-evaluation tests, projective techniques and other instruments that have been used by organizations in different countries, including the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Ireland, Canada and USA. The experience from diverse users have widened the scope and application of these instruments with minor adaptations for different cultural settings. This enhanced fifth edition for managers includes:

    • Basic knowledge on use of instruments, a range of instruments for personal and interpersonal skills, building team effectiveness in organisations.
    • Added information on ‘reliability and validity’ in several instruments.

    Celebrating its vast readership for almost two decades, the book caters to Indian HRD Professionals, Trainers, Consultants and Researchers. The second part coming up will cater to different Professionals.

  • Wonderland of the Corporate World

    699.00 ISBN: 9788196918811

    Generations loved the character of Alice, in Alice in Wonderland, created by Lewis Carroll in 1865.  Adored by children and adults, its themes are proven to be valid today as they were back then. The story provides some pretty down to earth tips for those who spend their life in the corporate world. It speaks of creativity, time management, productivity, value, trust, belief, vision, perfectionism and a host of other topics critical to the success in today’s corporate world.

    This book is about journey of a professional named Harish, through the corporate wonderland for over 4 decades. It follows this journey as he explores this fantastic, and somewhat insane world and experiences situations of aspiration, inspiration, perspiration and desperation in a variety of organizations, cultures and environments he had to manage. There is lot to learn from his experiences, challenges he took and difficult situations he managed all though his corporate life. For him, every success was rejoicing and every failure was an opportunity and challenge to improve and do better. Hope readers love Harish for the way in which he navigated himself through the corporate world and benefit from his adventures.

  • The Storytelling Leader and other stories

    349.00 ISBN: 9788196918828

    The Storytelling Leader is a book for the person looking for business stories. These business stories can be used in day to day situations for putting across the point to customers, colleagues and team members. The stories are sharp and short anecdotes of daily life which make business sense. This collection has the most loved…

  • 100 Cases in Counselling Psychology

    Author: Prachiti J.
    699.00 ISBN: 9788196918835

    This book will provide insight to the students of regular and distance education learning BA, MA, M.Sc. Psychology and social work regarding the internship as well as during counselling practice. First chapter deals with case study method, then format for the same is added, while other chapters mainly focus on different types of case studies….

  • Diversity Beyond Tokenism: Why being politically correct still doesn’t help anyone

    699.00 ISBN: 9788196671150

    Widespread tokenism and woke-washing in what businesses say and do about their DEI efforts, is proof that diversity in organizations is anything but straight-forward. Diversity Beyond Tokenism is a first-of-its-kind book, taking an objective, logical, unabashed, and courageous view into the often-paradoxical parts of the diversity conundrum. It challenges conventional opinions, without seeking to topple…

  • Digital Business

    799.00 ISBN: 9788196775179

    Digital business is changing the way organizations use and think about technology, moving technology from a supporting role to a leading role for organisation, where every organisational strategy is revolving with technology by integrating organisational processes in innovation, revenue and market growth. Digital business focuses more on how technology allows companies to create new value…

  • Grace, Glory and Gaffe: India’s Northeastern Region @75

    775.00 ISBN: 9788196775193

    India’s Northeastern Region (NER) is important for both security and political reasons. It is a complex territory in terms of the heterogeneity of its population and also due to the various disputes over inter-state boundaries and sharing of resources. The region has a unique geographical location – a significantly large part of the region shares its boundaries with neighbouring countries. The NER has a history of insurgency movements, many of which continued to exist until very recently. The Government of India has sought to meet the challenge by using various different approaches, ranging from implementing the (AFSPA) to engaging resurgent groups in negotiations and signing peace accords with many of them; and in more recent times, building infrastructure that could lead to growth and development of the region. The volume seeks to assess the successes and failures of counterinsurgency, peace-making and developmental policies of the Government of India vis-a-vis the Northeastern region. 

  • Thinking Design

    Author: S. Balaram
    1,250.00 ISBN: 9788196775148

    S. Balaram is one of the pioneers who commenced design education in India. His championship of Universal Design Education won him the Grand Jury Award of the International Association of Universal Designers. “Majority World”, the term he coined to replace the biased terms “Developing World” and “Third World”, is now accepted globally as appropriate. He is the only Indian to get the “Ron Mace / Designing for the 21st Century Award”. He is one of the very few designers who publishes regularly and has authored ten books on diverse aspects of design.

  • Understanding Strategic Management: Theory and Practice

    495.00 ISBN: 9788196503314

    ‘Understanding Strategic Management’ covers key topics and theories of strategic management. The author has drawn examples of prominent Global and Indian companies. The examples are suitable and well-structured to illustrate numerous strategies in detail, and they cover various business functions. The book will help faculties to check sources and information to flowchart topics and assignments. Students will learn how to conduct a case analysis, measure organizational performance, and conduct external and internal analyses. In short, the book will help to understand how organizations formulate and implement strategy at different levels to become successful.

    Dr. Vidya Hattangadi, q prominent academician known for her passion for research has authored this book. She holds post graduate degree in HRM from Pune University, PhD in Marketing Management from Pune University and D.litt for her research work in Management Studies from University of Mumbai. She has worked successfully few projects as consultant which has added flavour to her writing of this book.

  • #Whatever: The Alternative Narrative

    595.00 ISBN: 9788196329662

    Release Date: 15th,  August 2023

    No. of Pages: 203


    “#Whatever: The Alternative Narrative” is a book which will compel readers to question assumptions about many key issues confronting us as we go hurtling towards our very uncertain future, hopefully wondering about why we choose to do what we do. Are we really free?  What’s next?

    About the Author

    Dr. Mansi Kapoor, a renowned academic based in Pune, is an accomplished MBA graduate from India’s leading Central University (B.H.U) and holds a distinguished PhD in Leadership and Spirituality from the renowned Savitri Bai Phule Pune University. Her research interests revolve around sustainability, leadership, business environment, spirituality, philosophy, and culture studies. With two decades of remarkable corporate and academic experience, she brings a unique perspective to her work and writing.


  • Grace, Glory and Gaffe: India’s Defence and Security@75

    649.00 ISBN: 9788196329648

    Release Date: 15th,  August 2023

    No. of Pages: 317


    Defending India in the face of multifarious insecurities that it faces is no mean feat. It is surrounded by hostile neighbours with nuclear capabilities and a strategic environment which is continuously in flux. With five major wars, protracted sub-conventional wars and intermittent eruption of localised conflicts, India has dealt with a grim security scenario since independence and continues to deal with it on a daily basis even today. This at the backdrop of a vibrant democracy which also means a continuous struggle of getting to consensus at a political spectrum which is extraordinarily diverse and also confrontational. How has India managed to do it? What have been the key strategic decisions that impacted defence and security apparatus in the country? What have been the key inflections points in India’s Defence and Security Policy making? What more needs to be done to face a new generation of warfare and conflicts? This volume attempts to contemplate these questions and more.

    About the Editors

    Dr. Uttara Sahasrabuddhe is Distinguished Fellow at the Forum for Integrated National Security, Mumbai. Formerly, she was Professor & Head, Department of Civics & Politics, University of Mumbai.
    Akshay Ranade is Assistant Professor (Politics and International Relations) at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, Symbiosis International University. Prior to that, worked as Assistant Professor at the MIT-School of Government and also as a researcher at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi.


  • Simply Data: Data to Decisions

    Author: Sejal Vora
    675.00 ISBN: 9788196329600

    Release Date: 9th,  August2023

    No. of Pages: 276


    Spreadsheets      Databases        Analytics       Graphs        Statistics

    Are these words enough to transport you into snooze mode?
    Data is not essential for my job / business?
    Is that what you think?
    Analytical skills require exceptional intellect which is bestowed upon only chosen few.
    Is that what you believe?
    The ‘science of data’ is an exclusive club meant for data scientists alone.
    Is that what you’ve been told?
    This book will bust all these myths surrounding Data and the data averse nature in most people.
    Data has become an inescapable reality of all our lives, professions, and businesses. And the need for driving decisions with data could not have been more pronounced than it is today. Data is not as complex as it has been made out to be. This book along with other books in the SIMPLY DATA series will simplify data for the most data-averse as also data-savvy person alike, enabling one and all to leverage the true power of data. You do not need any prior data, tools or technological knowledge to pick up this book and learn from it.
    The first part of this book will help you understand data better and get more comfortable with it. The second part will guide you on decoding the meaning behind data using both the left – analytical thinking brain and the right – creative or intuitive thinking brain, to achieve whole brain thinking. From Analytical Reasoning to Pattern Recognition and developing an analytical mindset; To introducing for the very first time – the concept of Data Intuition, this book has it all!  As a bonus, in part three you will also get an insight on using the storytelling technique for effective data communication.

    Sejal Vora – Author, Tedx Speaker, Corporate Trainer, Times 40 under 40 Achiever, is the go-to name in the field of Data Analytics & Storytelling. She uses her practical experience and simplified teaching approach to rid corporate communications of ‘data dumps’, convert them into ‘stories’ and drive a Data to Decisions culture through her consulting & training services for organizations across all industries.

  • TRIZ: Methods in Solving Non-Standard Problems

    1,990.00 ISBN: 9788196329631

    Release Date: 30th June, 2023

    No. of Pages: 249


    This book describes a method for solving non-standard problems, consisting of 5 steps.
    The book contains a description of the logic of inventive problem solving. Much attention in the book is given to the practice of using these tools.
    The material is quickly and easily absorbed. It is suitable for solving problems from any field of knowledge. This volume of knowledge is sufficient for solving many inventive problems. Much attention is given in this book to practice of using these tools, therefore, the book contains many tasks for independent work, which are analyzed in appendixes.
    The book contains 88 problems of 41 for an independent solution. Author’s analysis of these problems is given in the appendix.
    The book is intended for a broad circle of readers and will be especially useful for those who want to learn how to obtain new ideas quickly.

    About Author

    “Vladimir Petrov is the author of the provided information. He is known as the “Master of TRIZ” and serves as the President of the TRIZ Association of Israel. He is also a co-founder and co-organizer of the TRIZ Developers Summit and a scientific consultant for the European TRIZ Association.

    Petrov was a member of the Presidium of the International TRIZ Association (MATRIZ) from its inception until 2006. He served as a member of the Expert and Methodological Council of MATRIZ, as well as the dissertation council for granting the degree of TRIZ Master from the establishment of MATRIZ until 2015.

    The author has been involved in TRIZ since 1972. He was a student, colleague, and friend of TRIZ author Genrich Altshuller. Together with Altshuller, he conducted numerous TRIZ training seminars in various cities of the USSR. He co-organized the Leningrad Scientific School of TRIZ with Voluslav Mitrofanov and organized and delivered lectures in many TRIZ courses in the former USSR, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, South Korea, and Israel. He also assisted in organizing TRIZ schools in Germany, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Slovakia, Vietnam, and Israel.

    He is a versatile TRIZ specialist with broad scientific interests. He dedicates a lot of attention to the development of laws and patterns of system development, forecasting, systemic research, ARIZ, field analysis, information resources, teaching methods of TRIZ for all age groups, and fostering inventive thinking in adults and children.

    He has delivered over 50,000 hours of TRIZ lectures to adult and children audiences. He has trained several thousand students. He has solved over 5,000 inventive problems and completed over 500 projects for leading companies in the USA, Canada, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Israel, including Samsung, Intel, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corp., Boeing, Gillette, Johnson & Johnson, BMW, BOSCH, CompAir, Philips Semiconductors, HP, Applied Materials, Google, Microsoft, and more.

    He has delivered lectures on TRIZ at universities in South Korea, Russia, and Israel. He introduced certain concepts in TRIZ, such as resources. He developed specific laws, patterns, and trends of system development and co-created his own system of laws and patterns of system development, forecasting, solving inventive problems in business, and promoting business projects. He is involved in adapting TRIZ for information technologies and business. He created his own TRIZ training methodology designed for people of all ages and a methodology for fostering inventive thinking.

    He is the author of over 30 books on TRIZ, more than 300 printed works on TRIZ, and holds 48 patents. In total, he has authored over 400 printed works.

    He is the creator and leading specialist of the largest TRIZ groups on social networks such as LinkedIn and Facebook.

  • Corporate Quirks: The Darker Side of the Sun

    595.00 ISBN: 9788196294519

    Release Date: May 25th, 2023

    No. of Pages: 211


    The contribution made by the corporate sector to our economy is well documented. Everyone wants to be part of this canvas. But there are some quirks that run through all companies; and have been written about here based on personal experiences. This can be about HR practices, CEOs, Awards, communication, bosses, genuflection, conferences, gifts and even mundane things like emails and presentations. The reader will find this familiar and may just ask how the author knows about her company. The answer is that these quirks pervade the corridors and cabins of all companies. They are serious yet funny. Serious because this often happens, and funny because we need to have a sense of humour to savour the way of corporate life. These pages are to be read with a smile and taken in the right spirit because as the bard had said – all of us are actors that speak our lines and walk off the stage!

    About Author

    Madan Sabnavis, an accidental economist, who became one due to his inability to open other career doors, is a postgraduate in Economics from Delhi School of Economics and graduated from St Stephen’s College, Delhi in Economics (Honours). He has been a corporate economist for 36 years of which 35 were in the private sector- erstwhile ICICI Limited, ICICI Bank, Larsen and Toubro, NCDEX and CARE Ratings. Experiences in these private companies provide the raw materials for this book. He is presently the Chief Economist with the Bank of Baroda. Author of five books and around 3000 articles, he has been a freelance columnist for newspapers since 1988