The Indian boss at work: thinking global acting Indian

By: Correa, Steve
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi Sage Publications India 2020Description: xvi, 318 p.ISBN: 9789353884659Subject(s): Management | Executives | International business enterprises - Management | Leadership | IndiaDDC classification: 658.4092 Summary: Journey into the kaleidoscope of Indian business and explore the ‘context and forces’ and worldview of Indian leaders. Unravel secrets to building successful companies based on generational learnings, attitudes and capabilities. Read through the narratives of top Indian bosses where they reflect on their ‘Indian-ness’ that helped them transform into global leaders. From Harsh Mariwala to Som Mittal to women leaders such as Naina Lal Kidwai and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, there are many distinguished names in this book that add to the Indian leadership fold. The book responds to oft asked questions such as: What are the winning traits of Indian bosses? What cultural influences have shaped their mindsets? What makes them adaptable in any business situation? What can the West learn from India on leadership? Discover and leverage: • The pluralistic notion of Indianness • Forces of desh (place) and kaal (time) • The praxis of collectivism and hierarchy • Context sensitivity and co-holding paradoxes and dilemmas • Multifacets of the Indian leader • Insights from ancient inheritance and modern legacy • Awareness of what impedes women leaders • The opportunity for Indian youth The wisdom of Indian-ness—‘the World is One’—belongs to all humans. It invites the corporate Rishi within us, to act with ecological balance, inclusion and harmony. https://in.sagepub.com/en-in/sas/the-indian-boss-at-work/book276005#description
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Table of Contents:

Introduction
1. What Is Indian-ness?
2. How Time (Kaal) and Place (Desh) Influence (includes Spotlight - Harsh Mariwala)
3. Facets of the Indian Leader (includes Spotlight - Som Mittal)
4. Origins of the Indian Leader (includes Spotlight - Naina Kidwai)
5. Impact of Indian Family (includes Spotlight - Manu Saale)
6. Ancient Inheritance to Modern Day Legacy (includes Spotlight - Rajiv Memani)
7. The Indian Psychology of Leadership (includes Spotlight - Ashok Malhotra)
8. The Indian Boss (Karta) at Work (includes Spotlight - Ravi Uppal)
9. When Cultures Collide (includes Spotlight - Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw)
10.Women Power (Shakti) (includes Spotlight - Renana Jhabvala)
11.What the Future Holds for Young Leaders (includes Spotlight - Jawed Habib)

Journey into the kaleidoscope of Indian business and explore the ‘context and forces’ and worldview of Indian leaders. Unravel secrets to building successful companies based on generational learnings, attitudes and capabilities.
Read through the narratives of top Indian bosses where they reflect on their ‘Indian-ness’ that helped them transform into global leaders. From Harsh Mariwala to Som Mittal to women leaders such as Naina Lal Kidwai and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, there are many distinguished names in this book that add to the Indian leadership fold.
The book responds to oft asked questions such as: What are the winning traits of Indian bosses? What cultural influences have shaped their mindsets? What makes them adaptable in any business situation? What can the West learn from India on leadership?

Discover and leverage:
• The pluralistic notion of Indianness
• Forces of desh (place) and kaal (time)
• The praxis of collectivism and hierarchy
• Context sensitivity and co-holding paradoxes and dilemmas
• Multifacets of the Indian leader
• Insights from ancient inheritance and modern legacy
• Awareness of what impedes women leaders
• The opportunity for Indian youth
The wisdom of Indian-ness—‘the World is One’—belongs to all humans. It invites the corporate Rishi within us, to act with ecological balance, inclusion and harmony.

https://in.sagepub.com/en-in/sas/the-indian-boss-at-work/book276005#description

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