“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” 1 – Steven Spielberg Institutions employ people in order to pursue their mission and vision. The need to consistently achieve goals in a dynamic environment necessitates their continual growth and development. This statement rings more
It is said of a good leader that when the work is done and the aim is fulfilled, the people will say, “We did this ourselves.” – Lao Tzu 1 Leadership has been the most discussed, but perhaps the least understood, phenomenon across human civilizations and cultures. The search for the characteristics of good leadership spans many centuries. Greek
“People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.” 1– George Bernard Shaw Large business organizations are usually structured as a set of inter-related divisions or Business Units that come together to form an integrated enterprise. Each division is typically placed under the charge of a senior Executive, who usually
A manager is not a person who can do the work better than her people; She is a person who can get her people to do the work better than she can. 1 – Frederick W. Smith A manager is any person who provides directional and operational inputs to several groups of people, and is
“Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.” 1 – Peter F. Drucker Supervision refers to the act of overseeing the activities performed by other people. It is concerned with observing, guiding and monitoring a group of people as they apply themselves towards the performance of the assigned responsibilities – within time, cost,
Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way – Booker T. Washington 1 By their very nature, human beings seek to gainfully employ their intrinsic abilities – whether in employment, professional service, entrepreneurial work, or even running a home. People yearn for the opportunity to perform challenging work that employs their capability and
Life is like a cobweb, not an organization chart. 1– Ross Perot The organization is a structured social entity. It is characterized by a coordinated activity system that remains in close and continuous interaction with its external environment. As a social unit, every organization is presumed to have a special and limited purpose (such as providing
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high, Where knowledge is free. Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls. Where words come out from the depth of truth,Where tireless striving stretches its arms toward perfection. Where the clear stream of reason has not lost
The need of the hour is a paradigm shift to understand reality as it really is, devoid of all assumed standards built up under exotic names by the self serving counterpart of humanity.
Trust is an elusive affect-oriented concept that is hard to measure. We all know it when it touches us, even though we may not be able to say precisely what it is.
While construction of value system involves analysis, implementation is all about action. With an understanding of how a Value System is constructed, the entrepreneur can now strategize how Value can be realised through the Value System
It is very rare to find a single organization being able to deliver the complete set of the Value Curve on its own. A Value System (i.e. a chain of organisations that contribute specific value to the value curve) is put together for this purpose.