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Lord Krishna: The Management Guru.
Yester day we have celebrated Janmastami, Lord Krishna’s birthday. The teachings of Lord Krishna are known all over world, the famous Bhagavad –Gita. Three thousand years back Lord Krishna taught Arjuna self-development which is key to leadership skills. The teachings of the Gita centuries back will be applicable to present day where the knowledge of the individual is powerful. If individual wants he can make or unmake. Many corporate can follow the teaching of the Gita for human resources development of the mangers and workers.
Modern management process and management philosophy can be found in “Sri.Bhagavad Gita” in the dialogue between Lord Krishna and Arjuna. The Mahabharatha war was fought three thousand years ago, on the battlefield of Kurukshetra, Arjuna having seen the array of army of Duryodhana and Pandavas, asks Sri.Krishna to take the chariot and keep it in between the two armies. Arjuna wants to know with whom he has to fight in the battle. Arjuna sees father’s grandsons, maternal uncles, brothers, sons, fathers-in-law and well wishers. After seeing his Kinsmen, Arjuna speaks with grief. Arjuna decides not to fight the war.
Lord Krishna started his dialogue with Arjuna; the essence of this management dialogue was divided into eighteen chapters in the Bhagavad-Gita 1.The Despondency of Arjuna.2.The way of discrimination.3.The way of action. 4. The way of knowledge.5.Renunciation of action.6.The way of contemplation.7.The way of knowledge and realisation.8.The way to supreme spirit.9.The way of royal knowledge and royal secret10.Meditation of the divine glories. 11.The vision of the universal form.12.The way of devotion.13.Discrimination between nature and soul14.The separation of three gunas.15.The way to supreme person.16.The distinction between divine and demonical attributes.17.The separation of the three kinds of faith.18.The way of renunciation.
After completing the dialogue. Arjuna says, my delusion is...