Dr. Jayaram Shetty Launches his Book: “HR Polyclinic – A New Doorway To Build Human Resource To Build Organisation”


15 May 2021, Mumbai: On the evening of Saturday, 15th May, 2021, renowned HR Veteran and Distinguished Academician Dr. Jayaram Shetty launched his Signature Limited Edition Book  “HR Polyclinic – A New Doorway To Build Human Resource To Build Organisation” powered by VCG Consulting, in a star studded virtual program, graced by over 165 dignitaries from the industry as well as academia. The Program witnessed an eager audience of Industry Leaders, Eminent Academicians, HR Fraternity, Young and Enthusiastic Students and HR Future Leaders, joining in from across the world.

Dr. Jayaram Shetty, is an acclaimed HR doyen with over four and a half decades of combined experience in the industry as well as in academics. He is the Founder and Director of VCG Consulting and Visiting Professor at Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai. He is a Beacon of Knowledge, besides being a Revered Author, Academician, Consultant, Coach and A Visionary. He has positively impacted people, process and capability development, when he was in senior leadership roles in prominent organisations like Shell Group, Bayer International, Hinduja Group, Jet Airways to name a few. He has also been the distinguished TISCO Chair Invitee Professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai. He is fondly referred to as Guruji and Mentor by all of us.

Dr. Jayaram Shetty in his Book, presents an innovative and new approach as the title suggests, HR Polyclinic provides a New Doorway to Build Human Resource to Build Organisation. The Book is divided into 8 comprehensive but dynamic Chapters. The Book starts with all about HR Polyclinic, introduces some very vital aspects like Meaning, Advantages, Uniqueness, Making it more scientific, Self Realisation Tools and more along with a Strategic HRM Case Study : The Great Growth Story. The Book goes on to provide the most dynamic and versatile Chapter Building HR Polyclinic Source Material which provides innumerous Tools, Techniques, Research Findings, Insight Models and much more for creating Innovative Goals, Strategies and Deliverables. Some Key Topics covered in this Chapter include Building Corporate Personality, 106 HR Functions, Making Breakthrough Performance Happen and so on.  A very exciting and thought provoking Chapter, HR Polyclinic Design Thinking gives 7 Innovative and Novel Design Thinking Models which can be applied in different situations, with a motto of Creating an urge to create something great, HR Polyclinic Design Thinking provides a fresh perspective for problem solving as well as innovation. The next Chapter gives an introduction to HR Predictive Analytics and HR Digitalisation.

HR Polyclinic Decision Flowchart is the crux of the Book, emphasizing on role of HR Professionals in the Decision Making, Building Insight Stories, Identifying Situations along with a List Of Different Situations, Creating Innovative HR Goals, Strategies, Deliverables and Project Management. A beautiful and often forgotten fact, Only People Make it Happen is definitely the Winner with over 21 Concepts for people development with noteworthy topics like New Ways of Learning and Developing Self, Building HR Professional Life, Professional Renewal, Competency Development. The Book concludes with a well structured Audit based level wise organisation Performance Certification System. The Book aims at playing the Role of a Companion for Organisation Development through People Development.

The Virtual Book Launch Program was powered by VCG Consulting and endorsed by National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM) in association with Pilot Study Partner – Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Outreach Partner- HR Shapers, Community Partner- TEIF, Networking Partner- NHRWA and Media Partner- The Education Paper and had 6 Engaging Tracks filled with Insights and Learnings from Industry Leaders and Interactions with the Author, Dr. Jayaram Shetty.

Dr. Suhas Rao, the Program Concierge, welcomed the diverse audience with great enthusiasm and energy. The Welcome Address was taken forward by Lead Program Anchor Ms. Aparna Passi, Director, Third Arm Consulting for inauguration by the Hon. Chief Guests’ Shri . Vishwesh Kulkarni, National President, NIPM & Chairman, Yashaswi Group,  Dr. Kavita Laghate, Director – JBIMS & President Elect – BMA and Dr. Yogesh Upadhyay, President, Federation of International Trainers and Speakers, past National President, Indian Society for Training & Development(ISTD), who wished great success to the Author and the Book.

Our esteemed Program Partners Shri . Ashish Gakrey, Founder HR Shapers, Lion Amir Virani, Founder, T.E.I.F., Key Office Bearers Members of NIPM – Shri Ulhas Deshpande and Shri Vilas Kulkarni and Shri Chandrahas Shetty from Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd., blessed the author and the book.

Shri  Suryarau, Advisor, Reliance Industries Ltd. In his very delightful and power packed Keynote address, gave great Insights about the Author, the Book with a spiritual flavour & humour added and invited the Author for a brief Overview as an introduction to the Book. This was followed by Reflections from Special Guests of Honour, Shri  Rajeev Pandia (distinguished Industry leader) who spotlighted the Book from The CEO’s Perspective and Shri  Rajen Kanitkar (Chairman – NIPM Mumbai Chapter) talking about the Book from HR Future Perspective.

Team Alembic under the powerful Leadership of Shri . Chandrahas Shetty gave their First Hand Observations on HR Polyclinic from their Ongoing  Pilot Study Experience Sessions. Ms. Artica Rajpal (GM Sales & Marketing, Alembic) spoke about business perspective and Ms. Lavneet Kaur Lamba (Manager, Training & Development, Alembic) expressed their Thoughts and Observations on the Book’s HR Perspective.

The next Track included a Panel Interview with the Author, Moderator Shri Ashish Gakrey introduced Dr. Aruna Deshpande (Associate Professor, ADMIFMS, Mumbai University), Shri . Sanjeev Doshi (DGM – Trombay Unit, RCF) and Shri . Amit Paropkari (DGM – HR & Admin., Sulzer),who posed Questions exploring the Theme and Essence of the Book. The Interview was moderated by Global HR Influencer, Ashish Gakrey, Founder, HR Shapers.

The Program was anchored by Ms. Aparna Passi and Ms. Silky Arya in sync with Dr. Suhas Rao who concluded the Program with an energizing Audience Experience Sharing  along with Prof. Silky Arya. The Program was equally lively and engaging with enthusiastic participation  from eminent dignitaries like Dr. Rajan George, Dr. Madan MV, Shri  Bhagwan Chandnani, Ms. Asha Suvarna, Shri Prashant Khambaswadkar, Shri Rajashekar Melanta & Ms. Krutika Sawant from the audience.

The Program was conducted virtually on Zoom Online Platform, hosted by Pilot Study Partner Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd. The Program was coordinated by Program Concierge, Dr. Suhas Rao along with Program Coordinator, MS. Pooja Rao.

While the Program has concluded, it has left a lasting impression with a Boutique Of Innovative Concepts and Ideas on HR…The Journey has just begun and the Dialogue continues… The HR Polyclinic is a Dynamic Concept as the Author intends to keep it concurrent and relevant to ensure Significant Contribution to all the Readers / Users and become a Partner in their Progress.

To know more about the HR Polyclinic, you may contact the Author,  Dr. Jayaram Shetty at  jayaram@vcgconsulting.net and Ms. Pooja Rao at pooja@vcgconsulting.net


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