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Ancient Wisdom for Modern Management

Ancient Wisdom for Modern Management
$19.00
Item Code: NAP620
Author: Sri Sharada Peetham
Publisher: Tattvaloka Publicaions, Sri Sharada Peetham, Sringeri
Language: English
Edition: 2016
ISBN:
Pages: 136 (throughout B/W illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 7.5 inch X 5.5 inch
Preface

Application of values for improving corporate management has received much attention in recent times. At the root of all concepts of management lies the all –pervasis mind in its transscendence. A study of the Sastras reveals that the ancient texts contain a great insight into the working of the human mind and how to go beyond its conflicting interest and functions.

The crucial difference between Indian thought and Western thinking is that our philossophy does not divide reality into pairs of opposites. It transcends them. it is only at this level that the conflicts bedevilling management today can be overcome. Ancient wisdom consiting of Indian thought appears to be the ultimate dialectic to acheice managerial excellence.

In this book is presented an overview of how management can benfit from the application of the principles of philosphical perceptions.

The Anugraba Sandesa of his Holiness at the beginning sums up succinctly the values of management as recognised by our ancient texts.

In 'Management in the Light of Vedanta, 'Swami Dayananda approches it as a two –fold issue—Personal Management and Situation Management. Dr. M.B. Athreya in 'Ancient Wisdom for Human Resource Management' integrats in terms of the well –known gunas –tamas, rajas and sattva.

Government administration as depicted in Kautilya's Arthasastra, with minor modifications of time and place, is suitable for the modern days also. This has been highlighted in a revealing article by Uday V. Koppikar.

Stress is an inevitable accompaniment of mangement and has to be overcome. A couple of articles included here throw hints on ways to tackle this problem through yoga and other exercises.

Contents

Content Page No.
Message from Sri V.R. Gowri Shankar3
Preface 4
Jagadguru Speaks7
Management in the Lights of Vedanta8
Ancient Wisdom for Human Resource Management17
Management Ideas from Adi Sankara25
Leadership Style : Hints from Adi Sankara29
Sastraic Views for Management 35
Indian Philosphy Vs Management Practice42
Kautilya's Arthasastra : Relevance to Modern Management 48
Shivaji's Ajnyapatra54
Relevance of Religion and Drasana56
Karma Yoga in Formal Organisations59
Purusharthas and Work Motivation65
Spiritual Dimension to Leadership69
Oraganisation Design : Indian Identity 74
Managerial Excellence in Indian Psyche81
Eternal Values and Management Perspective87
Spiritual Transformation in Management 90
Organisational Tension: Cause and Care94
Power of Positive Thinking 101
Six Steps to Strengthen Your Spiritual Quotient 107
Counsel of the Swan111
Managing Stress through Yoga113
Relaxation120
On Intergrity124
Reduce Stress through Correct Living 127
The Body is the Temple of God 129
Towards Radiant Health132
Sample Pages







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