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Anuj Pathak Returns to India

Professor Meenakshi Sharma (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad)

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

ISSN: 2633-3260

Publication date: 21 August 2017


The case deals with the situation faced by Anuj Pathak who has returned to his home country after many years overseas. He is trying to settle into his new workplace and is keen to show results by getting his team to deliver. Knowing that he has a strong team of committed hands, he has been trying to drive them in the way that has worked for him in the past. However, the HR Head has advised him to reflect on his style because there have been numerous complaints about him being unfriendly and overly critical. He is taken aback because he cannot understand how despite his efforts to treat everyone well and to get the best out of his people, they have complained about him. He is worried about his dream of settling back into India of succeeding in his new role.



Sharma, M. (2017), "Anuj Pathak Returns to India", Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.



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