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.