Announcing the Winners of the 2014 NAHR Ram Charan HR Essay Contest

11/6/2014—The winners of the 2014 NAHR Ram Charan HR Essay Contest were announced on November 6, 2014.

First Place: Bryan Macfarlane and Suzanne Shah-Hosseini, ILR School, Cornell University
Second Place: Jae Eun Lee, Ozias Moore, and Rebecca Paluch, ILR School, Cornell University
Third Place: SinHui Chong, Michigan State University

The essay contest is designed to stimulate interest in the HR profession as a career for the best talent in the global education system and to further advance the NAHR Fellows’ knowledge and understanding in particular areas of interest.

This year’s topic, "Performance Management - A Very Real Issue for Employers and Employees", generated essays from undergraduate and graduate students from many countries. Prizes of $20,000 for first place, $10,000 for second place, and $5,000 for third place were awarded. Contest winners also received an expense-paid trip to New York City to attend the NAHR Annual Meeting and Installation of New Fellows Ceremony.