THE NOTABLE ASPECTS OF THE BOOK ARE AS FOLLOWS: The book is divided into four subjects – History, Geography, Political Science and Economics. Each chapter begins with a flow chart explaining the basic concepts. All chapters consist of NCERT Solutions in a separate section ‘NCERT Corner’. Objective type questions include – Multiple Choice Questions Fill in the blanks True and False Sequencing questions Correct and Rewrite questions Assertion-Reason questions Source based questions Very short, Short and Long Answer questions based on latest CBSE guidelines. HOTS (High Order Thinking Skills) are given to think creatively, critically and innovatively. Evaluate yourself through Self-Assessment Test given at the end of every chapter to enhance your learning process. Three Periodic Test comprise of Pen Paper Test and Multiple Assessments ,which are given as part of the internal assessment. Five Model Test Papers (solved and unsolved) are provided for practice for final examination.
Outsourcing is now increasingly used as a competitive weapon in today's global economy. The Outsourcing Handbook is a step-by-step guide to the whole outsourcing process. It describes each stage or phase of strategic outsourcing, and looks at key factors in the success of a project as well as problem areas and potential pitfalls. Highly practical, it provides an objective, repeatable process that allows organizations to maximize returns on outsourcing investments. Unlike most outsourcing books, it takes a process-oriented, actionable, and structured approach to understanding the intricacies of constructing, managing, and even terminating, an outsourcing engagement.
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The major challenges of the 21st century faced by human beings are how to achieve water security, food security, energy security and environmental security. Owing to enhanced natural/anthropogenic disasters worldwide, these challenges become much more complicated and daunting especially for developing countries. Therefore, it is important to highlight the risk of different disasters as well as the modern tools and techniques for minimizing disaster incidence and losses. Disaster management being highly multidisciplinary in nature, a comprehensive book dealing with different aspects of disaster management, and encompassing important disasters faced by humankind is presently not available. This book is an attempt to fulfill this gap. It provides clear, comprehensive, and up-to-date information about different facets of disaster management along with salient case studies. The book highlights the current status of disaster management focusing on developing nations, discusses vital issues such as climate change and sustainable development, modern approaches and tools/techniques, and the challenges of and future R&D needs for sustainable disaster management.