Wednesday 21st August 2019,
Sandeep Mann
Spotlight
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    Many a times, students of management are not aware of multiple sectors in economy. They apologetically recount just a handful: Banking, FMCG, Telecom, IT and

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    Purposes, Conversations & Stuff…

    Recruiters and HR Professionals, Greetings! Let’s gravitate further towards being a business focused organization. I am commenting on few observations I’ve made. 1. Purpose: Ours

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    A Message from an HR Fraternity Colleague

    Recruiters and HR Professionals, Greetings! In these times of chaos, flux and what not transpiring in companies and on career fronts, how do we find

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    Leadership is all about Distant Follow-ups

    “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from

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    Meaningful Diversity

    “I don’t care if you’re black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you’re nice to me, I’ll be

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    Risks & Innovation

    “People who don’t take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a

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    Portals of the Strategists

    “I live in the Managerial Age, in a world of “Admin.” The greatest evil is not now done in those sordid “dens of crime” that

Generation Gap

60s-70s and 80s-90s

The 60s-70s born look at 80s-90s born as: opinionated, uninformed, unstructured in thought, too impatient. They also admire them for quickness, directness, confidence. The 80s-90s born look at 60s-70s born as: out of times, too slow, too demanding, strait-jacketed, colorlessness. [...]

July 10, 2010 Blog, Human Resources, Society
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200 Generations Only

A typical generation is 25 years long; that makes 4 in a century, and 200 over last 5000 years. Just 200 generations! Anthropocentric arrogance on its claims to civilization. Incidentally, man came to know of “heart” as an organ with [...]

June 10, 2010 Blog, Leadership, Society, Sustainability
States of India

States of India

Business World 05 April, 2010 Cover Story Competitiveness is basically a measure of productivity, that is, returns per rupee invested. GDP is a measure of productivity as it reflects prosperity of the state. Factors that determine or affect the same [...]

April 6, 2010 Blog, Competitiveness, Economy
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Future of India

The destiny of India can only be determined by its billion plus residents. I believe that Indians will continue to follow other people’s leads as somehow it seems to be our nature to walk down well-worn paths rather than trying [...]

February 6, 2010 Blog, Competitiveness, Economy, Politics, Society
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Indian Business Culture

a paper written in humor and not to be taken seriously Individualistic, Non-planner, Dreamer, Intuitive, Ambivalent, Nimble are the key characteristics of Indian Business Culture, epithets coined as expansions of letters of the word Indian. Business transacts in the bedrock [...]

February 4, 2010 Blog, Board Level, Competitiveness, Economy, Leadership, Politics, Society, Strategy
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Diasambiguation

Indeed, ambiguity rules the roost all over; “a thing” possibly meaning “many things”. So how do you Disambiguate – eliminate the inapplicable multifarious interpretations? This is the talent and science humans have to evolve onto; unless you choose to be [...]

February 1, 2010 Blog, Board Level, Leadership, Life Skills, Strategy
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10 Going to Emerge Trends in HR – 2008

These are not current trends, or at best are at a very fledgling level of visibility. These are however soon going to be seen by all and gather momentum as more and more organizations and individuals adopt and adapt them. [...]

February 1, 2008 Blog, Board Level, Human Resources
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Cultural Belongingness Sans Ritualistic Motions

It used to be all around, in the air, in the surroundings, in the eyes. Now it is primarily in the mind, alone. I have doubts at times if it is there in the mind even. The pitch is about [...]

July 20, 2006 Blog, Life Skills, Miscellaneous, Society
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Something Amiss

a leaf from diary of a client services director A couple of years ago, there used be fun in advertising, there used to be an element of logic to things, and there used to be a sense of professional satisfaction. [...]

June 20, 2006 Blog, Board Level, Branding-Marketing, Economy, Human Resources
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Coming Closer of the Two

Anyone who has tried some hand at meditation or introspection must have felt the deep surge within of almost inexpressible feelings and emotions, besides concomitant physiological effects. The deep reserves inherent in human mind become patent, and one can begin [...]

June 12, 2006 Blog, Life Skills, Spirituality