Deep Believes, Values and Drivers
Hindu people have
enormous intellectual and
are some ideas that should be
considered in an effort to formulate
management principles suitable for
genius and temperament of Indian
According to Bhagavad Gita, ultimate
freedom (moksha) is a fruit
of creative dedicated work,
regardless of both the ownership and
enjoyment of the result.
the mediocre (tamasic) who want to
enjoy the fruits of work.
najasic person enjoys creative work
but is attached.
No work stains a man who is pure, who is
in harmony, who is master of his life,
whose soul is one with the soul of all.
Every individual is a combination of
three energies – sattvas, rajas and
Sattva energy is the energy
by which we contemplate and create
knowledge and value.
By rajas we restlessly work
and move about.
The tamasic energy is a dull,
sleepy aspect of the individual.
The individual is a combination of
these three energies. According to
the nature and the need of the work,
the manager must invoke these
various aspects of the individual.
For example, if you want the best in
an individual in R&D try to invoke
the sattvic aspect in him by
providing relevant training and
The sattvic works for the sake of
the work without an eye for the
possible result, usually the
expectation of reward or
recognition. It is termed as
renouncing the fruits of one’s
creative work. The Bhagavad
Gita’s message of renunciation of
the fruits of work is addressed
leaders. No abiding work culture
can be cultivated unless the leaders
themselves set standards in living
up to the values of renunciation.
How To Manage Indian Workers
are five factors that go into the
execution of work. They are the ego,
physical and mental faculties,
inhibit values and external forces (karta,
adhitanam, karanam, cheshtah, and
daivam respectfully). Unless one
takes into consideration all these
factors and works for their
harmonious development, the worker
remains a disoriented and
disintegrated person, incapable of
knowing, developing and executing
his group-oriented work (dharma)...