A Painful Ordeal

A Painful Ordeal Sexual harassment is a subject that most working professionals hear about but they never envision themselves as being a victim of it Namrata a software developer who works in AppDev finds herself in

  • Title: A Painful Ordeal
  • Author: Aditi Chopra
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 341
  • Format: ebook
  • Sexual harassment is a subject that most working professionals hear about but they never envision themselves as being a victim of it Namrata, a software developer who works in AppDev, finds herself in the midst of one such ordeal She is a hard working engineer, who decides to file a complaint against her harasser.Is there any truth to her complaint Or is there a personaSexual harassment is a subject that most working professionals hear about but they never envision themselves as being a victim of it Namrata, a software developer who works in AppDev, finds herself in the midst of one such ordeal She is a hard working engineer, who decides to file a complaint against her harasser.Is there any truth to her complaint Or is there a personal agenda Will justice prevail

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    1. A Painful Ordeal is a book that deals with sexual harassment at work. Ritu works in the Human Resource Department of AppDev, an upcoming Californian company developing smart phone apps. She comes across a sexual harassment complaint filed by twenty two year old software developer Namrata Kumar against her senior product manager, Paras Suri. Will Namrata achieve justice or will her background have an impact on the outcome of the case. The book explores issues involved in handling sexual harassmen [...]

    2. “A Painful Ordeal” is indeed an apt title for this work of fiction. The story seems to seek to educate readers about the way corporations deal with sexual harassment claims, how hard they can be to prove and how the system can be abused. From the start, Ritu’s default position is to doubt the accused. Namrata’s story can’t be true, she hasn’t given enough detail and maybe she’s misinterpreting friendliness. As with many works of this sort, Chopra illustrates for the reader why wome [...]

    3. As someone who worked as a graveyard shift pediatric nurse (surrounded by almost exclusively women), and now someone who stays home to focus on the needs of my children, I can't say I'm all that familiar with the issue of workplace sexual harassment. I'm glad I had the opportunity to read this well-written story that spotlights the heartache and stress involved with the problem. It opened my eyes to the "spider web of stress" that can end up affecting multiple people in the office. Of course, th [...]

    4. Another piece of NRI (Non-Resident Indian) fiction from an NRI author. Aditi Chopra’s fiction is incredibly simple and at the same time, incredibly deep. It gives an insight into the life of the Indian diaspora, particularly the US based NRIs. This particular piece is not a romance, unlike the previously published works of this author. It’s no less compelling, however.Sexual harassment is very subtle and often imperceptible to those who are not the recipients. This makes it extremely difficu [...]

    5. It's amazing how much synergy there is between Chopra's nonfiction work on good management practices and this fictional account of sexual harassment in the workplace. The story highlights some unfortunate facts about the difficulties facing women in the male-dominated tech world as well as the difficulties in filing a claim and getting justice. As the spouse of a PIO (Person of Indian Origin), I was charmed by the Indianness of the story, including the high population of Indians in technical wor [...]

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