Category Archives: Management

Market Price.

Last Saturday brought a mentee all the way from Mumbai to my side to discuss his current state of frustration with his career and his inability to do anything about it. We had a long discussion on it besides other … Continue reading

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Money To The Dead!

Some of my readers will remember my post on mail addressed to my late father advising him about his life after superannuation. A friend who remembered the post has now sent me this photograph. Please click on the image for … Continue reading

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Theory And Practice 2 On 1 # 5.

In 1975 I was in a South Indian location as Regional Manager and I had to host a student from a College of Commerce located near by researching Management practices. The student conducted a couple of weeks of intense interviews … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 22. The Vase.

A visitor came home on Saturday with a bouquet of roses for my daughter in love Manjiree. Normally whoever comes home brings a box of sweets which is the norm here but, this lady guest, a physician, decided that the … Continue reading

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Education.

I had gone to Khandala two days ago to be part of the faculty for an informal training programme for some middle level managers. During this programme I got to meet and get to know a few MBAs and was … Continue reading

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Time.

Time is the biggest joke that our Creator has played on us. Just about every philosopher and scientist has had something or the other to say about it yet it is an aspect of our lives that is the biggest … Continue reading

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Effectiveness.

My exposure to the word effectiveness for the first time was when I got into corporate life and it was drummed into my head by a number of mentors that Peter Drucker was to be kept in mind all the … Continue reading

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Golden Jubilee Reunion.

It was in 1967 that 76 of us graduated from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, popularly known as the WIMWI. That is, it has been fifty years since that momentous year for us. To celebrate the occasion, 33 alumni … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 10. Stenography.

Since I was without the use of my computer over the weekend, quite a bit of my exchange of views took place on my hand held mobile phone. One of my friends, exchanging messages on WhatsApp asked me how I … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger – 6. Quitting A Position With A Non Profit.

Cathy’s post Another DeCision triggered off this journey down memory lane for me. It was the year 2007. I was primary caregiver for my late wife and also running my household as house-husband. I had retired from all full time … Continue reading

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