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Indian Wisdom, Values, Ethics and Management Theory

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Kautilya Arthshastra and the Science of Management: Relevance for the Contemporary Society

Hope India Publications, 01-Jan-2007 - Management science in literature - 208 pages

Kautilya's Arthshastra contains some universal truths which transcend the boundaries of time and space. Arthsh-astra is also very relevant for solving the problems of the present day society, especially in the field of management. The main object of the present work is to identify solutions from Kautilya's Arthshastra to the issues being faced by the economies today and to examine the Kautilian Model in the context of contemporary societies in general and India in particular. Prof. S.D.Chamola is an eminent eco-nomist. During the course of his long association with the CCS Haryana Agriculture University, Hisar, he worked in various capacities in the fields of teaching and research. He headed the Department of Agricultural Economics there, from 1991 to 1994 and the Department of Business Adm-inistration, from 1996 to 2001. He was Senior Fellow, ICSSR, from 2003 to 2005

Human Values and Ethics: Achieving Holistic Excellence

S.K. Chakraborty
Debangshu Chakraborty
ICFAI Books, 2006 - Business ethics - 441 pages

After three years of learning, practicing, teaching and writing on this subject, the authors of this book have come out with this primer on values and ethics that answers many doubts and questions. It is targeted at practicing professionals and takes off.

Humanising Management Transformation Through Human Values

Ane Books Pvt Ltd, 2010 - Management - 217 pages

Value Based Management For Organizational Excellence

Editors: Santosh Dhar, Upinder Dhar, Rajesh K Jain, Sapna Parashar
Excel Books India, 2009 - Business ethics - 272 pages

Management in India: Trends and Transition

Herbert J. Davis, Samir R Chatterjee, Mark Heuer
SAGE, 04-Jan-2006 - Business & Economics - 441 pages

This volume discusses the emerging changes in Indian management culture both at the macro and micro levels and their impact on domestic and multinational businesses based in India. While the Indian business scenario is changing rapidly, the attitude, orientation and practice of management has been slow to adapt. Indian managers have found it difficult to change policies both at the enterprise and the employee level to match an increasingly global and international environment.
This book discusses key issues such as: Indian management culture and emerging challenges; leadership styles and leadership issues that face Indian corporations; ethics and values and their impact on leadership and management culture; the issues confronting global corporations working in India; tackling human resources issues in the Indian context; and the emergence of the new global Indian manager.

Better Management & Effective Leadership Through the Indian Scriptures

Narayanji Misra
Pustak Mahal, 18-Sep-2007 - Management in literature - 207 pages

Management as a subject and various theories associated with it are largely considered as brainchild of the West. the moment this topic is raised, the names of western thinkers, such as F.W. Taylor, Robert Owen and Peter F. Drucker, come to our mind. However, the fact is that all the management theories and hypotheses propounded so far, draw heavily from the Indian scriptures. Indian sages and gurus, like Sukra, Kautilya and Vedavyas laid the foundation to better management through their literary works as early as in the pre-Christian era. This book, Better Management and Effective Leadership through the Indian Scriptures, aims at discovering the treasure hidden in the Indian texts, making the management scholars all over the world feel proud of our literary heritage and appreciate the farsightedness of the Indian thinkers. It is an endeavour to reveal that, be it in any sphere of academics, Indian scholars were in no way secondary to their western counterparts; they were rather the precursors.

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