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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Management

Flexibility in Execution


Military strategists from times immemorial have agreed on decision making as a key attribute of leadership. Good decisions make good leaders, and vice versa. The Prussian military theorist Von Clausewitz considered three ingredients of sound decision making by a leader or commander -information, intuition and genius. While the first is external, the second and third

Deja Vu


People are leaving – whether it’s the US Army or Indian – they are finding greener pastures. Is this a new phenomenon? Not according to Norman Dixon.

Managing Bosses Then and Now


Sage advice given by the Pandava’s priest on conduct in the court and towards the king – something that is also applicable in today’s workplace too.

Mentoring: Lessons from Mahabharata


The mentor – mentee relationship between Sri Krishna and Arjun during the Mahabharat carries invaluable lessons for us today too.