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International Day of Happiness

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM



International Day of Happiness
20th March is the Yearly International Day of Happiness. What is the International Day of Happiness? It’s a day to be happy, of course! Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness as a way to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. So, how do you get happy? By resolving to be happy or learning to be happy? Probably both…. and that is a very important understanding, rarely discussed in MBA curriculas. The cartoon below is telling....

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Role of Statistical Decision Making in Process Improvement

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 10:45 AM



I have been associated with teaching and training in process improvement. Statistical tools and techniques play very important role in the understanding of a process and assessing its performance with respect to the quality characteristic under study. Many of the organizations are looking for individuals trained in six sigma methodology for continuous process improvement. Many..

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Leadership in an era of uncertainty

by Dr. Sharad Kumar

Posted on April 12, 2018 at 10:45 AM



“The significant problems we face cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them,” said Albert Einstien
Uncertainties are consistently posing the challenges in every walk of life. Every industry is facing periodic downturns of varying severity but the leaders with the vision and ingenuity take unconventional approaches to ...

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Role of a leader during crisis

by Dr. Beena Prakash

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 10:45 AM



As markets are rapidly evolving and global influence has become more prominent, uncertainties have become part of life. Role of the leader becomes more relevant during such crisis. Uncertainties, in fact, presents the opportunity to further evolve for an organization. General tendency during the crisis is to focus on what worked ....

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Change leaders change adversity into advantage

by Dr. Sanchita Banerjee

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 10:45 AM



A leader should value his people more, rather than valuing himself. As John Maxwell, in his book "Everyone Communicates, Few Connect" has written, "When we learn to turn our focus from ourselves to others, the whole world opens up to us."
For few people, leadership may be motivation, for some it may be an inspiration. Some people might accept others as leaders

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Leaders in making

by Dr. Sarita Vichore

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 10:45 AM



Since DSIMS is determined to make leaders thru Management Education, it is but obvious that skilling the student through various initiatives captures the outcome. In this process of skilling, the Manager to be a leader some essential qualities that need to be inculcated through the life of the student in the campus is a necessity. The curriculum needs to include ....

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The birth of a leader (the leader’s nine months)

Prof. Anthony Colaco

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 10:45 AM



It surprises me to no extent that hardly anything relevant pops up when you try to google “The Birth of a Leader”. No I am not looking out for more information on the eternal debate “Are leaders born or made?”. A lot has been discussed and debated on those lines.
But what I am definitely interested is in knowing how a leader is born. Yes, you got me right. How a leader is born? One thing that substantiates the question...

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Shared leadership-a journey towards shared future

Prof. Kusum Pawar

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 10:45 AM



Groups of geese fly every year in the fall from Canada to the United States (they do so to escape the extremely cold weather in Canada during this time of the year). The flock of geese forms a V-shape pattern of flying, immediately after their take off, with one rotating goose in the center (as leader) and all the other geese following the leader in two close lines....

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Leadership weds listening

Prof. Pooja Goswami

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 10:45 AM



“One of the greatest skills any leader can master is becoming comfortable with silence.” -David Grossman.
Leaders understand that communication skills are important but what they miss is that they fail to understand that the rationale of communication is always two ways and this can be achieved through active Listening. For few, it may come naturally but for many they have to get married to listening skills...

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GE Case Study

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 10:45 AM



Just 20 years ago General Electric had no substantial marketing organization. For decades the company had been so confident in its technologies that it seemed to believe the products could market themselves. People designated as marketers were assigned to sales support (lead generation and trade shows, for example) or communications....

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Tata Motors Case Study

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 10:45 AM



The recession in the Indian commercial vehicle sector that began in 1998/99 was prolonged and deep. Recovery appeared distant. Tata Motors had close to 60 per cent market share and a large manufacturing capacity. What was worse - the recession cycles in the truck sector were becoming more frequent and extreme. The top management began thinking afresh on ways to deal with the challenge .....

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